Definition of Dacelo gigas
1. Noun. Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry.
Generic synonyms: Kingfisher
Group relationships: Dacelo, Genus Dacelo
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Literary usage of Dacelo gigas
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1. �Etudes m�edicales sur les serpents de la Vend�ee et de Loire-Inf�erieure by Ambroise Viaud-Grand-Marais, George Robert Gray (1848)
"dacelo gigas. The great brown Kingfisher. Alcedo gigas Bodd. ... dacelo gigas GR Gray, Gen. of B. ip Alcedo gigantea Lath. Ind. Orn. p. 245. ..."
2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1883)
"Their notes range all the way from the discordant racket, which our present species is so fond of indulging in—to the hyaena-like cry of dacelo gigas as it ..."
3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1871)
"... dacelo gigas. Part xii. (1 Nov. ... dacelo gigas, and Alcedo ispida). Tom. cit. pp. 280-283, pi. xxiv. ..."