Definition of marshbird in English:

marshbird

Line breaks: marsh|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːʃbəːd
 
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noun

A bird that frequents marshes and reed beds, in particular:
  • a brown streaked Australian warbler (genus Megalurus, family Sylviidae). Also called grassbirda South American bird of the American blackbird family (genus Pseudoleistes, family Icteridae).
More example sentences
  • The Marsh Bird Technicians will be responsible for surveying predetermined marsh habitat for secretive marshbird species through standardized protocols.
  • Brood parasitism accounted for most of the egg losses and hatching failures in Brown-and-yellow Marshbird.
  • In this paper, we present data on nesting success of the Brown-and-yellow Marshbird (Pseudoleistes virescens) and examine the effects of brood parasitism and nest-site selection on daily survival rates at different stages of the nesting cycle.

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