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bustard
American English: /ˈbəstərd/
British English: /ˈbʌstəd/

Translation of bustard in Spanish:

noun

  • avutarda (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Apart from the globally-extinct great auk, the bustard is the only bird known to have bred in Britain that hasn't done so in recent times.
    • Certain large-bodied flying birds, such as bustards, pelicans, and vultures, pneumatize virtually the entire skeleton, out to the tips of the wings.
    • This kind of hunting, in which the falcons are trained to attack much larger birds, is one reason bustards are threatened throughout much of their range.

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