Bird synonyms

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Any warm-blooded vertebrate with feathers and wings
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A child.
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(Diminutive) A bird; a birdling.
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Any warm-blooded vertebrate with feathers and wings
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Any warm-blooded vertebrate with feathers and wings
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(Slang) A person, esp. one qualified as being “odd,” “harmless,” “funny,” etc.
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Any of various plump-bodied game birds of several genera in the family Phasianidae, native to Eurasia and Africa and introduced elsewhere.
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A flat, square piece of wood or metal with a handle underneath, for carrying mortar or plaster
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Any of various long-legged birds that wade the shallows and marshes for food; esp., any of an order (Ciconiiformes) including the herons, storks, and ibises
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A bird of the order of Struthioniformes, a diverse group of large running, flightless birds, mostly extinct, but including the cassowary, elephant bird, emu, kiwi, moa, ostrich, rhea and tinamou
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A young bird not yet ready to leave the nest
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The definition of a fowl is a bird used for food.
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A person or thing that wades
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Any of various often nocturnal birds of prey of the order Strigiformes, having hooked and feathered talons, a large head with a short hooked beak, large eyes set forward, and fluffy plumage that allows for almost noiseless flight.
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Any of various birds of the family Passeridae, especially the house sparrow.
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Any of numerous migratory songbirds of the widely distributed family Turdidae, usually having brownish upper plumage and a spotted breast and noted for a clear melodious song.
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Any of a family (Picidae) of piciform birds distinguished by stiff tail feathers used for support, a strong, pointed, chisel-shaped bill used for drilling holes in bark to get insects, and a long, protrusile tongue with a spearlike tip
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(Slang) A poke, prod, or pinch between or on the buttocks.
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A bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food.
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A person of the same class or rank; equal; peer
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(Informal) An amusing or eccentric old fellow
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(Idiomatic) A razzing noise made with the lips and tongue; a raspberry.
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(Uncommon) A bird that is kept confined in a cage.
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Any of an order (Falconiformes) of diurnal birds with sharp claws and hooked bills that capture, kill, and eat other animals or feed chiefly on carrion, such as hawks, falcons, vultures, and the osprey
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(Australia, dated) A cattle thief; one who alters the brands of cattle.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.
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Like a bird in appearance or structure
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A fixed-wing aircraft, heavier than air, that is kept aloft by the aerodynamic forces of air as it is driven forward by a screw propeller or by other means, as jet propulsion
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Any of a genus (Sialia) of small North American thrushes: the male usually has a blue or bluish back and an orange or reddish breast
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One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
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Any of a genus (Martes) of small musteline carnivores that live chiefly in trees and have a long, slender body, short legs, and soft, thick, valuable fur
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Boo is defined as a term of endearment for a boyfriend or girlfriend, a sound make to show disapproval of something that was said, or is slang for marijuana.
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The definition of a catcall is a loud or shrill whistle of disapproval, or is a loud whistle or sexual comment made by a man to a passing woman.
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An expression of disapproval, contempt, or dissatisfaction conveyed by use of this sound.
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Hoot means the sound of an owl or a similar tone.
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(Poker) A version of seven card stud where the worst poker hand wins (called lowball).
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Plural form of sound
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Birds, such as ducks, geese and swans, that spend most of their non-flying time on water; especially those of the family Anatidae
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(Figuratively) An immature, naïve and/or inexperienced person.
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Any wild bird such as ducks, geese or swans.
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Any of a number of small, short-tailed gallinaceous birds (family Phasianidae), including the bobwhite
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(Obs.) A fool; dupe
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The definition of a grouse is a complaint, or a type of game bird with a chubby body, feathers on its nose and different colored feathers.
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(In a compound noun or noun phrase) Someone who likes or has an affinity for (a specified thing). [from 20th c.]
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(Informal) A man; a fellow.
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Any of several large wading birds (family Threskiornithidae) with long legs and a long, slender, curved bill, found chiefly in tropical regions, as the sacred ibis of the Nile (Threskiornis aethiopica)
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The juicy aggregate fruit of these plants.
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Any of various birds of the suborder Passeri (formerly Oscines) of passerine birds, having a syrinx with musculature that allows for the production and learning of complicated songs; an oscine.
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Any warm-blooded vertebrate with feathers and wings
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One of a family of carnivorous dinosaurs having tearing claws on the hind legs.
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Any of various birds that frequent the shores of coastal or inland waters, such as a sandpiper, plover, or snipe.
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Any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters or over the oceans.
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(Countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.
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(Ornithology) Designating or of birds whose newly hatched young are helpless and hence confined to the nest for some time; nidicolous
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The definition of callow is someone or something immature.
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(Zoology) Active at or around dusk, dawn or twilight.
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(Zool.) Having legs or structural parts adapted for running
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Relating to birds of the order Passeriformes, which have feet specialized for grasping branches and similar structures, with the first toe facing backward. The order includes the songbirds and certain other groups, such as the flycatchers of the Americas.
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Attached or rooted; sessile:
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Immature; undeveloped
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A bird of the genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family.
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The raising, keeping, and care of birds.
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The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region.
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(Obsolete) advice; opinion; deliberation.
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A common European thrush (Turdus merula)
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A form of heron, Cochlearius cochlearius, native to Central and South America
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A migratory blackbird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) of North American fields and meadows
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Any of several small American quails of the genus Colinus, especially the northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) of eastern North America.
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Any of a genus (Branta) of wild geese of Europe and North America, including the Canada goose and the barnacle goose; esp., a species (B. bernicla) found chiefly in the E U.S. and N Canada
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Any of several passerine songbirds, of the family Pycnonotidae, native to Africa and parts of Asia, sometimes known as the ‘nightingale of the East’.
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Any of several similar finches.
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Any of a family (Otididae) of large, heavy, long-legged gruiform birds of Europe, Asia, and Africa
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(Chiefly British) A hawk of the genus Buteo, having broad wings and a broad tail.
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A slate-gray North American passerine bird (Dumetella carolinensis) with a black crown and tail: it makes a mewing sound like that of a cat and is in the same family (Mimidae) as the mockingbirds and thrashers
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Any of a genus (Corvus) of large, nonmigratory corvids with glossy black plumage and a typical harsh call, including the raven, rook, and jackdaw
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A surname​.
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A representation of the eagle, used as a symbol or emblem of a nation, etc.
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Any of various wading birds of the genera Egretta or Ardea that includes herons, many of which are white or buff, and several of which develop fine plumes during the breeding season.
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Any of a family (Dromaiidae) of large, flightless Australian birds
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A sea eagle; esp., the European white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) which lives near the sea, lakes, or rivers
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A female bird of this type used in falconry.
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A flicker is defined as a tiny movement of light, or an expression of emotion that comes and goes quickly.
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A small finch (Carduelis carduelis) of Eurasia and Africa, having brownish plumage with black-and-yellow wings and a red patch across the face.
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Any of various passerine birds (family Fringillidae or Emberizidae) with a thick, strong, conical bill
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In classical legends, a bird said to nest on the sea, thereby calming the waters; later usually identified with a type of kingfisher, hence (poetic) a kingfisher.
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Any of four species of small falcons in the genus Falco, especially Falco subbuteo.
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An Old World bird, Upupa epops, known for its distinctive plumage, fanlike crest, and slender bill.
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Any of a large family (Trochilidae, order Apodiformes) of very small, brightly colored New World birds with a long, slender bill for feeding on nectar, and narrow wings that vibrate rapidly, often with a humming sound
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A European bird of the crow family (Coloeus monedula), often nesting in church towers and ruins.
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Any of several aggressive tyrant flycatchers (genus Tyrannus) of the U.S. and Canada
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Any of several small Old World warblers (genus Regulus) with a bright-colored crown, as the golden-crowned kinglet (R. satrapa) of North America
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A kite is defined as a light weight, framed piece of fabric or paper attached to a roll of string that is flown in the air by wind currents.
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Any of various birds of the family Alaudidae, found almost worldwide and having a melodious song, especially the skylark.
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A small passerine bird, Carduelis cannabina in the finch family Fringillidae, native to Europe, western Asia, and north Africa.
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A person who mocks.
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By extension, member of a similar female community in other confessions.
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The study of eggs, especially of birds.
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(Baseball) A player on the team Baltimore Orioles.
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The branch of zoology that deals with the scientific study of birds.
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A male peafowl, distinguished by its crested head, brilliant blue or green plumage, and long modified back feathers that are marked with iridescent eyelike spots and that can be spread in a fanlike form.
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An American version of the children's game Gilli-danda
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(Greek mythology) A Titan, goddess of the moon, sister-wife of Coeus, and daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
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Phoenix is the capital of Arizona or is defined as a mythological bird that destroyed itself with fire over 500 years ago and then came back to life, or someone or something that is very beautiful.
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A total amount to be divided in shares
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Any of various wading birds of the family Charadriidae.
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A female given name for a girl with raven hair, used since the 1970s.
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Any of a genus (Phoenicurus) of small European thrushes with a reddish tail, esp. a common species (P. phoenicurus)
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A thrush (Turdus iliacus) of Eurasia and North Africa having reddish feathers under the wings and a white eye stripe.
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A female given name, also associated with the bird robin.
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A European bird, Corvus frugilegus, of the crow family.
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A distinctive collarlike projection around the neck, as of feathers on a bird or of fur on a mammal.
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Any of various small wading birds of the family Scolopacidae.
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Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae which are known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns.
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Any of several larks of the genus Alauda of Eurasia and Africa, especially A. arvensis, having brownish plumage and noted for singing while in flight.
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Any of various passerine birds of the family Sturnidae, native to the Eastern Hemisphere and characteristically having a short tail, pointed wings, and dark, often iridescent plumage, especially Sturnus vulgaris, widely naturalized worldwide.
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The amount swallowed in one gulp; the act of swallowing.
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Any of a large family (Thraupidae) of small, New World passerine birds: the males usually are brilliantly colored
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Any of various sea birds of the family Sternidae that are similar to gulls but are smaller and have a forked tail.
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A fan of thrash metal
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Any of various similar birds.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Vireonidae "” the vireos.
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(UK, slang) A hissy fit.
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Any of several birds of the genus Bombycilla of the Northern Hemisphere, having a crested head, grayish-brown plumage, and usually waxy red tips on the wing feathers.
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Any of a large family (Troglodytidae) of small, insect-eating passerine birds having a long bill, rounded wings, and a stubby, erect tail; esp., the house wren (Troglodytes aedon), that often nests in birdhouses in North America
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A clay disk thrown as a flying target for skeet and trapshooting.
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The object hit back and forth over the net in badminton, consisting of a conical array of feathers or a conical plastic mesh attached to a small rounded end of cork or rubber.
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The route so traveled
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a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
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(Slang) A quick drink of straight liquor
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(Slang) A woman or girl
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A child's toy, puppet, marionette, etc. made to resemble a human being; often, specif., a child's toy made to resemble an infant
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The definition of a wench is an offensive term used to refer to a young girl or a woman or to refer to a prostitute.
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An article of clothing, usually worn by women and girls, that hangs from the waist and covers the lower part of the body.
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The birds (e.g. of an area) collectively.
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Any of various small, short-beaked, seed-eating passerine birds (esp. family Fringillidae), including redpolls, canaries, crossbills, goldfinches, and chaffinches
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Any of various limicoline game birds of the genera Gallinago, Lymnocryptes and Coenocorypha in the family Scolopacidae, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.
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watch and study birds in their natural habitat
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