Definition of Podargus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Podargidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Podargus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Podargidae, Podargidae



Definition of Podargus

1. a type of bird [n -ES]

Podargus Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podargus

Poa nemoralis
Poa pratensis
Poaceae
Pobeda Peak
Pobedy Peak
Pocahontas
Pocahontases
Pocatello
Pocket Cube
Pocket Cubes
Poconos
PodAds
Podalyria
Podargidae
Podargus (current term)
Podaxaceae
Podgorica
Podiceps cristatus
Podiceps grisegena
Podiceps nigricollis
Podiceps ruficollis
Podicipedidae
Podicipediformes
Podicipitiformes
Podilymbus
Podilymbus podiceps
Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus
Podocarpus amara

Literary usage of Podargus

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

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1901)
"THROUGH the kindness of Mr. FA Lucas of the National Museum, a very fine alcoholic specimen of Podargus recently came into my hands for the study of its ..."

2. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Wedge-tailed Goatsucker, Lath. Gen. Hist., vol. vii. p. 368 ? Podargus ... Podargus brachypterus, Gould. Podargus brachypterus, Gould in Proc. of Zool. ..."

3. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1848)
"The tawny-shouldered Podargus Podargus australis Steph. Gen. Zool. xiii. p. 92. ... Podargus strigoides GR Gray, Ann. of Nat. Hist. (18 p. 194. ..."

4. Medals of the British navy and how they were won by William Henry Long (1895)
"There being a man on board the " Podargus " acquainted with the place, Commander Robilliard volunteered to lead the attack, but the " Podargus " ran aground ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Podargus, Cuv. The form, colour, and habits of the Goatsuckers; but the beak is stouter, and there are neither membranes between the toes, nor is the middle ..."

6. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Podargus, CUV. The form, colour, and habits of the Goatsuckers; but the beak is stouter, and there are neither membranes between the toes, nor is the middle ..."

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