Definition of Gymnorhina
1. Noun. In some classifications placed in the family Laniidae: Australian piping crows.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cracticidae, Family Cracticidae
Member holonyms: Gymnorhina Tibicen, Piping Crow, Piping Crow-shrike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymnorhina
Literary usage of Gymnorhina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1902)
""A Revision of the Genus gymnorhina," by Robt. Hall. 2. " Some Geological Sections on the Mornington Peninsula," by TS Hall and GB Pritchard. 3. ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"gymnorhina and Cracticus have the beak bluish-white. ... gymnorhina, the Piping Crow, resembles Strepera in habits, though its single, clear notes- are ..."
3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1883)
"Tr. Linn. Soc. xv. p. 200 ; Gould, Bp. CA ip 367. gymnorhina tibicen, Gray, List Gen. B. 1840, p. 50; id. fy Mitch. Syn. B. Austr. part i. ; Schl. Mus. ..."
4. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus gymnorhina. Like /Strepera this is strictly an Australian form, ... gymnorhina Tibicen Vol. II. PI . 46. 89. gymnorhina leuconota, Gould Vol. II. PI . ..."
5. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"This figure is the type of gymnorhina tibicen (Lath.). ... Another figure of gymnorhina tibicen. Watling's note : " Three-fourths of its natural size. ..."