Definition of waterhen in English:

waterhen

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noun

An aquatic rail, especially a moorhen or related bird.
  • Genera Gallinula and Amaurornis, family Rallidae
More example sentences
  • Mr Deacon says that far from damaging wildlife, the lake and wetlands already attract kingfishers, mallards, woodpeckers, coots, waterhens, curlews, plovers, deer and foxes.
  • In summer we would go down to the Dingle Lodge to swim or look for birds nest and watch waterhens on the canal.
  • It is a much larger bird than the waterhen and it is intriguing to watch it as it conducts its underwater manoeuvres.

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