Definition of spinifexbird in English:



  • A secretive warbler that frequents thickets of spinifex in central Australia.

    Eremiornis carteri, family Sylviidae

    • ‘Others, like the spinifexbird and white-winged fairly-wren, also occur far from water, but appear to be resident through good seasons and poor.’
    • ‘Bird species of regional significance include the peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus, bush thick-knee Burhinus grallarius, spinifexbird Eremiornis carteri and redthroat Sericornis brunneus 5.’
    • ‘Red-tailed black cockatoos fly noisily overhead while the small spinifexbird perches in the dense grass below.’