What is the spelling of tailor bird?
/ ˈteɪ lərˌbɜrd / PHONETIC RESPELLING. Post-College Level. noun. any of several small Asian passerine birds, especially of the genus Orthotomus, that stitch leaves together to form and conceal their nests.
Who is bird is called tailorbird?
They often have chestnut on the head. Tailorbirds have short rounded wings, short tails, strong legs and long curved bills. The tail is typically held upright, like a wren. They are typically found in open woodland, scrub and gardens.
|Genus:||Orthotomus Horsfield, 1821|
How do you attract a tailor bird?
But any broad-leaved plant such as a Canna, Philodendron, or Dieffenbachia also tempts tailor birds to nest close to the house. Hoopoes, mynahs, babblers will all come to peck for food in the lawn. To attract these birds, grow even a small square of grass or any other ground cover. Keep the soil moist.
What do you feed a tailor bird?
Ans: The tailorbird is mainly insectivorous. They feed on small insects, bugs, and beetles. You will often find them hopping on the ground or the lower branches of trees in search of insects. However, they also feed on nectar that they collect from different flowers.
What is special about the tailor bird beak?
A tailorbird makes a series of holes with its long slender bill and then draws plant fibre, insect silk, or even stolen household thread through the holes to form separate loops, which are knotted on the outer side. Common tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius).
What is a meaning of muskrat?
: an aquatic rodent (Ondatra zibethica) of the U.S. and Canada with a long scaly laterally compressed tail, webbed hind feet, and dark glossy brown fur also : its fur or pelt.