plains wanderer

plains wanderer

n. A bird of the genus Pedionomus (Pedionomus torquatus) of New South Wales, the only species in the genus. Pedionomus is the only genus of the family Pedionomidae of the order Passeriformes and the plains wanderer is thus the only species in the family. The total world population (ca. 2000) is estimated to be 5 to 10 thousand. See also http://www.philipmaher.com/plains.htm.
Syn. -- plain wanderer.
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