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scrub-bird Line breaks: scrub-bird

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of scrub-bird in English:


A secretive Australian songbird with mainly brown plumage and a long tail, now rare.
  • Family Atrichornithidae and genus Atrichornis: two species
Example sentences
  • Nonetheless, the scrub-bird's future was far from secure; at the time of its re-discovery, Two People's Bay had been gazetted for development as a holiday resort.
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