Definition of scrub-bird in English:


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  • A secretive Australian songbird with mainly brown plumage and a long tail, now rare.
    • Family Atrichornithidae and genus Atrichornis: two species
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    • 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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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody