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brush-turkey

Saltos de línea: brush-turkey

Definición de brush-turkey en inglés:

sustantivo

A large mound-building bird of the megapode family, resembling a turkey and found mainly in New Guinea. Also called scrub-turkey.
Example sentences
  • Taxa of Megapapodiidae are commonly referred to as scrub fowl (Macrocephalon, Megapodius, Eulipoa); brush-turkeys (Alectura, Aepypodius, Talegalla), or mallee fowl (Leipoa).
  • When bush walking around Sydney can often hear brush-turkeys and get a quick glance of them in the bush.
  • My friend commented that she had never seen any sign of a brush-turkey being hit on the roads.

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