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GROUND PARROT [1 record]

Record 1 2016-04-25


Subject field(s)
  • Birds
Universal entry(ies)

A bird of the family Psittacidae.


In English scientific usage, all elements of names of bird species require capital letters except for hyphenated adjectives where the second word is not capitalized, for example, Black-crowned Night Heron.


  • Oiseaux
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Oiseau de la famille des Psittacidae.


perruche terrestre : nom français uniformisé par la Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux.


En français, les noms des espèces d'oiseaux acquièrent une valeur de nom propre; tous les substantifs génériques de même que tous les qualificatifs spécifiques qui précèdent le substantif générique doivent prendre la majuscule, par exemple : Pétrel minime, Petit Butor.


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