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Synonyms for babbler

an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker

any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song

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Sheldon, 2016, Foraging ecology and occurrence of 7 sympatrie babbler species (Timaliidae) in the lowland rainforest of Borneo and peninsular Malaysia.
Although uncommon, seminomas have occurred in several avian species in the orders Galliformes (chickens, guinea fowl, turkey, quail), Columbiformes (pigeons, doves), Anseriformes (ducks, swans), Psittaciformes (parrots, cockatiels, budgerigars [Melopsittacus undulatus]), and Passeriformes (arrow-marked babbler [Turdoides jardineii]).
Another 10 species namely Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus), cheer pheasant (Catreus wallichii), Kashmir flycatcher (Ficedula subrubra), Chestnut-breasted partridge (Arborophila mandellii), Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii), Sclater's Monal (Lophophorus sclateri), dark- rumped Swift (Apus acuticauda), rusty-throated wren-babbler (Spelaeornis badeigularis), Tawny- breasted wren-babbler (Spelaeornis longicaudatus) and snowy-throated babbler (Stachyris oglei) have been declared vulnerable.
Then, in a good week for world birds, a rare subspecies of Jerdon's Babbler - a sparrowsized songbird - was found in Burma by a team from the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Advocates of the first strategy say that if we didn't need international economic support, we would be more powerful and strict with babbler democratic parties.
Since my childhood I was taught that if I had something important to say, it was my "dog duty," (using an idiom from my cultural background), to be clear and precise, or else suffer humiliation and rejection as a confused babbler.
Dr Khan clarified that many of the birds found in the lake are native to the region such as the Arabian babbler.
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Observations of Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre and Rufous- vented Prinia Prinia burnesii in Punjab and North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan.
The refuge is exactly that, a high conservation value habitat of the Grey-crowned Babbler, Hooded Robin, Speckled warbler, Spectacled hare-wallaby, Inland forest Bat, koalas, Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Yellow-throated Miner, Tree Martin, and the Rainbow Bee-eater.
Which category do you most often fall it aACAo the endless babbler or the active listener?
But who is to decide whether the being in question is an artist by God's command, or else merely an artistically minded impostor--like d'Annunzio himself, a lifelong plagiarist, a pretentious babbler, a tinpot aesthete, a provincial parvenu, and, last but not least, a social climber compared with the likes of whom Cecil Beaton resembled a Franciscan friar?
The BBC babbler said to John McEnroe: "Djokovic can do the splits standing up.
The bird species found here include the small minivet, black-hooded oriole, mangrove whistler, cinnamon bittern, swamp francolin, grey-headed fishing eagle, brown fish owl, osprey, purple sunbird, pale-billed flowerpecker, loten's sunbird, striated babbler, striped tit-babbler, brown-cheeked fulvetta, lemon-rumped warbler, brown-winged kingfisher, purple heron, fulvous-breasted woodpecker, northern eagle owl.
This procedure obscures the dramatic force of the dialogue as well as a vital facet of Raphael Hythlo-daeus as a character--that he is both "Raphael," the healing or medicine of God, and "Hythlodaeus," trifler, babbler, speaker of nonsense or drivel (Thrasymachus accuses Socrates of speaking toward the end of the first book of the Republic [336D]).