EOPSALTRIA

(Petroicidae; Ϯ Eastern Yellow Robin E. australis) Gr. εως eōs or ηως ēōs dawn; ψαλτρια psaltria singer  < ψαλλω psallō  to sing, to play the lyre; "32. Sub-genus, EÖPSALTRIA *.  (Generis Pachycephalæ, Sw.)   Rostrum Pachycephalæ sed majus elongatum, rectum; apice adunca, gonyde recta; basi vibrissis paucis cinctum.  Alæ longiusculæ, remigibus tribus prioribus gradatis.  Pedes graciles.  Tarsi elevati.  Ungues longi.  Digiti laterales valde inæquales; duo exteriores basi connexi.  Hallux elongatus sed digito medio brevior.  Cauda longiuscula, æqualis.    Type.—Yellow-breasted Thrush. LEWIN, Birds of N. S. W., pl. 23. (Muscicapa Australis, AUCT.)  ...  * Th. εως Aurora, et ψαλτρια cantatrix." (Swainson 1831). The loud, whistled calls of the Eastern Yellow Robin are the first of the dawn chorus.
Var. Eoepsaltria, Eiopsaltria, Eöpsaltria.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).