Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n wattlebird The Australian wattled or warty-faced honey-eater, Anthochæra carunculata: formerly also called wattled bee-eater and wattled crow by Latham, and pie à pendeloques by Daudin. Among its former New Latin names are Merops or Corvus carunculatus, Creadion carunculatum, and Corvus paradoxus. It inhabits Australia, and has ear-wattles about half an inch long. In a related species of Tasmania, A. inauris, the wattles are more than an inch long. The plumage is variegated with gray, brown, and white. Several other meliphagine birds are also wattled.
- n wattlebird A wattle-crow, Glaucopis cinerea, the cinereous wattle-bird of Latham.
- n wattlebird A wattle-turkey.