Definition of yellow robin in English:

yellow robin


  • Either of two Australian songbirds of the genus Eopsaltria (family Petroicidae) which have grey upperparts and yellow underparts, E. australis (more fully "eastern yellow robin") and E. griseogularis (more fully "western yellow robin").

    Also called yellow bob, yellowhammer.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.