One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An Australasian and SE Asian songbird of the cuckoo-shrike family, with mainly black and white plumage.
Family Campephagidae: two genera, in particular Lalage, and several species
- ‘The White-winged Triller is a small, compact bird with a short slender bill, long wings and a rather long tail with a rounded tip.’
- ‘The Norfolk Island subspecies of the Long-tailed Triller has become extinct.’
- ‘Silver-eyes, trillers, and those little honeyeaters foraged in the vegetation.’
- ‘It has solved a mystery for me: The triller I saw my last day in Port Vila was of the Polynesian persuasion.’
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