Definition of fernbird in English:


Line breaks: fern|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈfəːnbəːd


  • A secretive warbler found only in New Zealand, with dark streaked plumage.
    • Megalurus punctatus, family Sylviidae
    More example sentences
    • There are fernbirds and tomtits that should also return.
    • Fernbirds tend to weave their way through low vegetation and only rarely fly from cover.
    • The survival of fernbird will be ensured by the purchase of a block of land in the valley, the Conservation Minister said today.

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