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Bird

Meanings and phrases

bird

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n.
  1. warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  2. the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food; fowl
  3. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt; boo; hoot; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; razzing; razz; snort
  4. informal terms for a (young) woman; dame; doll; wench; skirt; chick
  5. badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers; shuttlecock; birdie; shuttle

bird

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v.
  1. watch and study birds in their natural habitat; birdwatch

Baltimore bird

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n.
  1. eastern subspecies of northern oriole; Baltimore oriole; hangbird; firebird; Icterus galbula galbula

Bird Parker

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n.
  1. United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955); Parker; Charlie Parker; Yardbird Parker; Charles Christopher Parker

European bird cherry

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n.
  1. small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry; hagberry tree; common bird cherry; Prunus padus

adjutant bird

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n.
  1. large Indian stork with a military gait; adjutant; adjutant stork; Leptoptilus dubius

anseriform bird

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n.
  1. chiefly web-footed swimming birds

ant bird

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n.
  1. any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms; antbird

apodiform bird

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n.
  1. nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight

aquatic bird

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n.
  1. wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water

baby bird

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n.
  1. young bird not yet fledged; nestling

bird cherry

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n.
  1. any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds; bird cherry tree

bird cherry tree

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n.
  1. any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds; bird cherry

bird dog

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n.
  1. a gun dog trained to locate or retrieve birds

bird family

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n.
  1. a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

bird fancier

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n.
  1. a person with a strong interest in birds

bird feed

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n.
  1. food given to birds; usually mixed seeds; bird food; birdseed

bird feeder

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n.
  1. an outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds; birdfeeder; feeder

bird food

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n.
  1. food given to birds; usually mixed seeds; bird feed; birdseed

bird genus

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n.
  1. a genus of birds

bird louse

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n.
  1. wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds; biting louse; louse

bird nest

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n.
  1. nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young; bird's nest; birdnest

bird of Jove

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n.
  1. any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight; eagle

bird of Juno

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n.
  1. very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird; peafowl

bird of Minerva

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n.
  1. nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes; owl; bird of night; hooter

bird of night

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n.
  1. nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes; owl; bird of Minerva; hooter

bird of paradise

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n.
  1. a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana; poinciana; Caesalpinia gilliesii; Poinciana gilliesii
  2. ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird; Strelitzia reginae
  3. any of numerous brilliantly colored plumed birds of the New Guinea area

bird of passage

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n.
  1. any bird that migrates seasonally
  2. someone who leads a wandering unsettled life; wanderer; roamer; rover

bird of prey

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n.
  1. any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals; raptor; raptorial bird
E.g.
  • A typical shrike's beak is hooked, like a bird of prey.
  • A shrike's beak is hooked, like that of a typical bird of prey.
  • Falcons (disambiguation) Falcons are a genus of raptor (bird of prey).

bird pepper

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n.
  1. plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers; Capsicum frutescens baccatum; Capsicum baccatum

bird sanctuary

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n.
  1. a building where birds are kept; aviary; volary
E.g.
  • Vedanthangal is the oldest water bird sanctuary in the country.
  • The dam is used for irrigation and also supports a bird sanctuary.
  • Polachira: The best sight seeing place and foreign bird sanctuary.

bird shot

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n.
  1. small lead shot for shotgun shells; buckshot; duck shot

bird vetch

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n.
  1. common perennial climber of temperate regions of Eurasia and North America having dense elongate clusters of flowers; tufted vetch; Calnada pea; Vicia cracca

bird watcher

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n.
  1. a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats; birder
  2. a zoologist who studies birds; ornithologist

bird 's eye

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n.
  1. Old World plant with axillary racemes of blue-and-white flowers; germander speedwell; Veronica chamaedrys

bird 's eye view

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n.
  1. a situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance; panoramic view

bird 's foot

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n.
  1. the foot of a bird

bird 's foot clover

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n.
  1. European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America; bird's foot trefoil; babies' slippers; bacon and eggs; Lotus corniculatus

bird 's foot trefoil

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n.
  1. Old World herb related to fenugreek; Trigonella ornithopodioides
  2. European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America; bird's foot clover; babies' slippers; bacon and eggs; Lotus corniculatus

bird 's nest

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n.
  1. nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young; bird nest; birdnest

bird 's nest fern

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n.
  1. tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches; Asplenium nidus

boatswain bird

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n.
  1. mostly white web-footed tropical seabird often found far from land; tropic bird; tropicbird

canary bird

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n.
  1. any of several small Old World finches; canary

caprimulgiform bird

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n.
  1. long-winged nonpasserine birds

carinate bird

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n.
  1. birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles; carinate; flying bird

climbing bird 's nest fern

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n.
  1. tropical Africa to Australasia and Polynesia; Microsorium punctatum
n.
  1. gull family; skimmer family; jaeger family; auk family

columbiform bird

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n.
  1. a cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes

common bird cherry

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n.
  1. small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry; hagberry tree; European bird cherry; Prunus padus

coraciiform bird

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n.
  1. chiefly short-legged arboreal nonpasserine birds that nest in holes

corvine bird

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n.
  1. birds of the crow family

crocodile bird

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n.
  1. African courser that feeds on insect parasites on crocodiles; Pluvianus aegyptius

cuculiform bird

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n.
  1. birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)

early bird

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n.
  1. a person who arrives early before others do
  2. a person who gets up very early in the morning

elephant bird

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n.
  1. huge (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird of Madagascar; aepyornis

flightless bird

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n.
  1. flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds; ratite; ratite bird

flying bird

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n.
  1. birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles; carinate; carinate bird

frigate bird

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n.
  1. long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail; man-of-war bird
n.
  1. heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds; gallinacean

gallows bird

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n.
  1. a person who deserves to be hanged

game bird

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n.
  1. any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport

gooney bird

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n.
  1. a variety of albatross with black feet; black-footed albatross; gooney; goonie; goony; Diomedea nigripes

humming bird 's trumpet

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n.
  1. shrublet of southwestern United States to Mexico having brilliant scarlet flowers; California fuchsia; Epilobium canum canum; Zauschneria californica

indigo bird

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n.
  1. small deep blue North American bunting; indigo bunting; indigo finch; Passerina cyanea

jail bird

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n.
  1. a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly; jailbird; gaolbird

limicoline bird

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n.
  1. any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries; shorebird; shore bird

man-of-war bird

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n.
  1. long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail; frigate bird

mound bird

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n.
  1. large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs; megapode; mound-bird; mound builder; scrub fowl

myna bird

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n.
  1. tropical Asian starlings; myna; mynah; mina; minah; mynah bird

mynah bird

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n.
  1. tropical Asian starlings; myna; mynah; mina; minah; myna bird

myrtle bird

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n.
  1. similar to Audubon's warbler; myrtle warbler; Dendroica coronata

night bird

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n.
  1. any bird associated with night: owl; nightingale; nighthawk; etc
n.
  1. chiefly arboreal birds especially of the order Coraciiformes

oceanic bird

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n.
  1. bird of the open seas; pelagic bird

oscine bird

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n.
  1. passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus; oscine

passeriform bird

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n.
  1. perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless; passerine

pelagic bird

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n.
  1. bird of the open seas; oceanic bird

perching bird

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n.
  1. a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists; Insessores; order Insessores; percher

phoebe bird

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n.
  1. small dun-colored North American flycatcher; phoebe; Sayornis phoebe

piciform bird

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n.
  1. any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood

policeman bird

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n.
  1. large mostly white Australian stork; black-necked stork; jabiru; Xenorhyncus asiaticus

queer bird

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n.
  1. someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group; kook; odd fellow; odd fish; queer duck; odd man out

quetzal bird

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n.
  1. large trogon of Central America and South America having golden-green and scarlet plumage; quetzal

raptorial bird

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n.
  1. any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals; bird of prey; raptor

rare bird

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n.
  1. a rare or unique person; rara avis

ratite bird

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n.
  1. flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds; ratite; flightless bird

red bird 's eye

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n.
  1. biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis; red campion; Silene dioica; Lychnis dioica

rifleman bird

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n.
  1. small green-and-bronze bird; Acanthisitta chloris

satin bird

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n.
  1. of southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey-green; satin bowerbird; Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

scrub bird

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n.
  1. small fast-running Australian bird resembling a wren and frequenting brush or scrub; scrubbird; scrub-bird

sea bird

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n.
  1. a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.; seabird; seafowl

secretary bird

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n.
  1. large long-legged African bird of prey that feeds on reptiles; Sagittarius serpentarius

sedge bird

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n.
  1. small European warbler that breeds among reeds and wedges and winters in Africa; sedge warbler; sedge wren; reedbird; Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

shore bird

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n.
  1. any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries; shorebird; limicoline bird

tropic bird

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n.
  1. mostly white web-footed tropical seabird often found far from land; tropicbird; boatswain bird

tyrant bird

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n.
  1. large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing; New World flycatcher; flycatcher; tyrant flycatcher

umbrella bird

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n.
  1. black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle; Cephalopterus ornatus

wading bird

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n.
  1. any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food; wader

water bird

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n.
  1. freshwater aquatic bird; waterfowl; waterbird

widow bird

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n.
  1. mostly black African weaverbird; whydah; whidah

yard bird

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n.
  1. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison; convict; con; inmate; yardbird
  2. a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks; yardbird

young bird

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n.
  1. a bird that is still young

bird species

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E.g.
  • Hundreds of bird species inhabit the zone as well.
  • Perceptions of bird species vary across cultures.
  • 88 bird species have been observed in the Red Hills.

species of bird

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E.g.
  • The list below includes 323 species of bird.
  • The species of bird were generally typical for the region.
  • Several species of bird are also present.

passerine bird

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E.g.
  • Goldcrest (disambiguation) The goldcrest is a passerine bird in the kinglet family.
  • The aquatic warbler is the rarest and the only internationally threatened passerine bird found in mainland Europe.
  • St Kilda wren The St Kilda wren ("Troglodytes troglodytes hirtensis") is a small passerine bird in the wren family.

bird watching

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E.g.
  • The area is known for its excellent bird watching.
  • Miquelon is also a well known destination for bird watching.
  • Kayaking, sailing, bird watching, snorkeling are also among top activities.

bird life

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E.g.
  • It is internationally important for its bird life.
  • It is 15 km from "Mandagadde" bird life sanctuary.
  • It has coastal bird life on a fresh water perennial lake.

small bird

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E.g.
  • This small bird inhabits open country, gardens and cultivation.
  • The Antarctic tern is a small bird at 31–38 cm (12-15 inches) long.
  • It is a small bird with a conical bill, sharper than that of the related seedeaters.

migratory bird

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E.g.
  • There is also a wide range of resident and migratory bird species common to the area.
  • The marsh is a popular fishing and trapping area as well as a migratory bird layover.
  • To the east of the Sierra Nevada are Owens Valley and Mono Lake, an essential migratory bird habitat.

national bird

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E.g.
  • The national bird of Elbonia is the Frisbee.
  • The blue crane is also the national bird of South Africa.
  • The observatory serves as the national bird banding center.
E.g.
  • St Kilda wren The St Kilda wren ("Troglodytes troglodytes hirtensis") is a small passerine bird in the wren family.
  • Shetland wren The Shetland wren ("Troglodytes troglodytes zetlandicus") is a small passerine bird in the wren family.
  • Fair Isle wren The Fair Isle wren ("Troglodytes troglodytes fridariensis") is a small passerine bird in the wren family.

other bird

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E.g.
  • Canarypox viruses, as with other bird pox viruses, are in the genera of "Avipoxvirus".
  • Cayley published a number of other bird titles as well as paintings for "What Butterfly is That?"
  • List of birds (about 200+ species) has been compiled by Vikram Hoshing, Sanjay Thakur and many other bird watchers of the area.

large bird

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E.g.
  • A large bird hide, reached via a raised boardwalk, has been erected.
  • It may have been made to resemble a large bird (aquiline means "eagle-like").
  • Caucasian grouse The Caucasian grouse ("Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi") is a large bird in the grouse family.
E.g.
  • Many bird populations migrate long distances twice a year.
  • The location of the IBA along the Allegheny Front also contributes to the diverse bird populations.
  • The snakes decimated the native bird populations of the island, which were unaccustomed to predators.

bird flu

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E.g.
  • the recent bird flu incident has to be considered by keeping this in mind.
  • The deaths of Muslim protesters in southern Thailand and the bird flu outbreak were seen as issues which the Thaksin government had handled poorly.
  • Al-Harbash sees the smuggling as an example of corruption that puts the country at risk for bird flu: "Lifting the ban on falcons was a catastrophe.

many bird

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E.g.
  • The island is home to many bird cliff nesting areas.
  • They feed adjacent to the churchyard, attracting many bird watchers in early spring.
  • There are many bird boxes in place throughout the reserve and Blue tits have used them.
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