Meaning of rock jumper in English:

rock jumper


  • Any of several South African songbirds of uncertain affinity, now usually treated as two species of the genus Chaetops (family Chaetopidae), the males of which have boldly marked heads and rufous underparts; specifically C. frenatus (which incorporates the former C. aurantius).


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Arthur Cowell Stark (d. 1899).