Brolga

species of stork

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Brolga — (Grus rubicunda) Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Brolga — Brolgakranich Brolgakraniche (Grus rubicunda) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brolga — Grue brolga Grue brolga …   Wikipédia en Français

  • brolga — australinė gervė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Grus rubicunda angl. brolga vok. Brolgakranich, m rus. австралийский журавль, m pranc. grue brolga, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios gervės …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • brolga — /brol geuh/, n. a large Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, with silvery gray plumage and a red patch on the head, noted for its elaborate courtship dance. Also called native companion. [1895 1900; < Kamilaroi or Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal… …   Universalium

  • brolga — noun An Australian crane Syn: native companion …   Wiktionary

  • brolga — Australian Slang species of stork …   English dialects glossary

  • brolga — [ brɒlgə] noun a large grey Australian crane with an elaborate courtship display. [Grus rubicundus.] Origin C19: from Kamilaroi burralga (also found in other Aborig. languages) …   English new terms dictionary

  • brolga — brol·ga …   English syllables

  • brolga — /ˈbrɒlgə / (say brolguh) noun a large, silvery grey crane, Grus rubicunda, of northern and eastern Australia, which performs an elaborate dance, perhaps as part of a courtship display; the state faunal (bird) emblem of Qld; native companion.… …   Australian English dictionary

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