Definition of waterbird in English:


Syllabification: wa·ter·bird
Pronunciation: /ˈwôtərˌbərd, ˈwä-


  • A bird that frequents water, especially one that habitually wades or swims in fresh water.
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    • The pond is usually dominated by the usual waterbirds: Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Mallard, American Black Duck, and Double-crested Cormorant.
    • Most of the postcranial elements belong to continental waterbirds, including pelicans, anhingas, herons, storks, ducks, and rails.
    • There were birds everywhere, waterbirds and shorebirds in the pools, landbirds flying by or sitting on fences.

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