Definition of Arenaria-Melanocephala

1. Noun. Common turnstone of the Pacific coast of North America.

Exact synonyms: Black Turnstone
Generic synonyms: Turnstone



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arenaria-Melanocephala

Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides
Ardisia paniculata
Ardwick
Ardèche
Area 51
Arean
Areba
Areca catechu
Arecaceae
Arecibo message
Arecidae
Arem
Arenaria
Arenaria-Melanocephala (current term)
Arenaria caroliniana
Arenaria groenlandica
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria peploides
Arenaria serpyllifolia
Arenaria stricta
Arenaviridae
Arendt
Arendtian
Arenga pinnata
Areopagist
Areopagists
Areopagite
Areopagites

Literary usage of Arenaria-Melanocephala

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"ARENARIA MELANOCEPHALA (Vigors). BLACK TURNSTONE. Adults in summer (sexes alike).-—General color of head, neck, chest and upper parts dark sooty (clove ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"The record of Arenaria melanocephala for India based upon a specimen in the Philadelphia Academy ... The Alleged Occurrence of Arenaria melanocephala (Vig. ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Arenaria melanocephala (Vig.). BLACK TURNSTONE. Adults in summer. — Crown and upper back black, with greenish bronzy gloss; rest of head, neck, throat, ..."

4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1890)
"Arenaria melanocephala BLACK TURNSTONE. — Mr. Anthony saw black turnstones on San Martin Island in April. The only ones that I have found were mingled with ..."

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