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mud-nester Line breaks: mud-nester

Definition of mud-nester in English:


A gregarious Australian bird of a family that comprises the apostlebird and the white-winged chough, which make nests of mud.
  • Family Corcoracidae; sometimes placed with the magpie lark in the family Grallinidae
Example sentences
  • The building of mud nests can be seen as a key innovation allowing mud-nesters to occupy habitats lacking available nest cavities.
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