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Noun1.Ptilonorhynchus - type genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae
bird genus - a genus of birds
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, satin bird, satin bowerbird - of southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey-green
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Clinical and subclinical toxoplasmosis have been observed in pigeons and other avian species like Passeriformes including canaries (Serinus canarius), greenfinches (Carduelis chloris), goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis), sirkins (Carduelis spinus), Linnets (Carduelis cannabina), bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), Hawaiian crow (Corvus hawaiiensis), satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus), regent bowerbirds (Sericulus chrysocephalus), and red-whiskered bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus) [6].
Green Catbirds associated mostly with Satin Bowerbirds Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, feeding together on Sandpaper Fig, Brown Beech, Moreton Bay Fig, Brush Muttonwood, Tree Heath Trochocarpa laurina and Staff Vine Celastrus subspicata.
Las creaciones <<artisticas>> de algunas aves como los tilonorrincos (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) pueden ofrecer un excelente ejemplo de ello.