Definition of Sialia
1. Noun. North American bluebirds.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Subfamily Turdinae, Turdinae
Member holonyms: Bluebird
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Sialia Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sialia
Literary usage of Sialia
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 (1907)
"(Mexican plateau, north to southern"Arizona) sialia sialis fulva, adult male (p. 1-46) ff. Blue of upper parts deeper and more violaceous (averaging ..."
2. The Book of Cage Birds by Henry Beck Hirst (1843)
"sialia Wilsonii. THIS beautiful and favourite, though rather mournful voiced songster, is another of the many interesting natives of our own sunny land. ..."
3. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"Motacilla sialis LINN. SN ed. 10, I. 1758, 187. sialia sialis HALDEM. ... HAB. Southern Arizona and Eastern Mexico. 767. sialia mexicana SWAINS. ..."