Definition of Platalea leucorodia

1. Noun. Pure white crested spoonbill of southern Eurasia and northeastern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Common Spoonbill
Generic synonyms: Spoonbill
Group relationships: Genus Platalea, Platalea

Lexicographical Neighbors of Platalea Leucorodia

Plasmodium brazilianum
Plasmodium cathemerium
Plasmodium durae
Plasmodium juxtanucleare
Plasmodium kochi
Plasmodium ovale
Plasmodium relictum
Plastic Paddy
Plata River
Platalea leucorodia (current term)
Platanthera bifolia
Platanthera chlorantha
Platanthera leucophea
Platanus acerifolia
Platanus occidentalis
Platanus orientalis
Platanus racemosa
Platanus wrightii
Plateau-Talbot law
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Literary usage of Platalea leucorodia

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

1. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. by William Jardine (1842)
"Platalea leucorodia, Linn. — Spatule blanche, Temm Spoonbill or White Spoonbill of British authors. THE Spoonbill is an occasional visitant to the three ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"... toes long, bordered by membrane and webbed at the base. One species is Indian. 1545. Platalea leucorodia. The Spoonbill. Platalea leucorodia, Linn. ..."

3. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"Platalea leucorodia, the Spoonbill or White Spoonbill. ... Platalea leucorodia. On inquiry I find that the Spoonbill recorded by me as appearing at the ..."

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