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English Gloss
Phainopepla bird [Phainopepla nitens] - a black silky bird found in northern Mexico as well as California and Arizona
Spanish Gloss
Ave [Phainopepla nitens], Capulinero negro
Part of Speech
noun
Semantic Domain
Birds
Animals
Dialect
Tegüima
Notes
Tiene una canción que se toma como un presagio de guerra. Debido a su siniestro presagio, también se lo conoce como sumagua [pájaro de guerra o guerrero]. English translation: "It has a song that is interpreted as an omen of war. Because of its sinister omen, it is also known as sumagua [war bird or warrior bird]."
Source
Image source: "Phainopepla" by Robb Hannawacker, while working for Joshua Tree National Park, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons