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Eurasian British & World English

Of mixed European (or European-American) and Asian parentage

cuckoo British & World English

A long-tailed, medium-sized bird, typically with a grey or brown back and barred or pale underparts. Many cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of small songbirds

nuthatch British & World English

A small songbird with a stiffened tail, which climbs up and down tree trunks and feeds on nuts, seeds, and insects

Eurasian in buzzard British & World English

A large hawklike bird of prey with broad wings and a rounded tail, often seen soaring in wide circles

lynx British & World English

A wild cat with yellowish-brown fur (sometimes spotted), a short tail, and tufted ears, found chiefly in the northern latitudes of North America and Eurasia

bittern1 British & World English

A large marshbird of the heron family, which is typically smaller than a heron, with brown streaked plumage. The larger kinds are noted for the deep booming call of the male in the breeding season

buzzard British & World English

A large hawklike bird of prey with broad wings and a rounded tail, often seen soaring in wide circles

dogwood British & World English

A shrub or small tree of north temperate regions, which yields hard timber and is grown for its decorative foliage, red stems, or colourful berries

frogbit British & World English

A floating freshwater plant with creeping stems which bear clusters of small rounded leaves

hazel British & World English

A temperate shrub or small tree with broad leaves, bearing prominent male catkins in spring and round hard-shelled edible nuts in autumn

swift British & World English

A swift-flying insectivorous bird with long, slender wings and a superficial resemblance to a swallow, spending most of its life on the wing

goldfinch British & World English

A brightly coloured finch with yellow feathers in the plumage

woodcock British & World English

A woodland bird of the sandpiper family, with a long bill, brown camouflaged plumage, and a distinctive display flight

crab tree in crab apple British & World English

The small tree that bears the crab apple

scops owl British & World English

A small owl with distinctive ear tufts, found in Europe, Africa, and Asia

Eurasian bittern in bittern1 British & World English

A large marshbird of the heron family, which is typically smaller than a heron, with brown streaked plumage. The larger kinds are noted for the deep booming call of the male in the breeding season

Eurasian frogbit in frogbit British & World English

A floating freshwater plant with creeping stems which bear clusters of small rounded leaves

Eurasian hazel in hazel British & World English

A temperate shrub or small tree with broad leaves, bearing prominent male catkins in spring and round hard-shelled edible nuts in autumn

Eurasian lynx in lynx British & World English

A wild cat with yellowish-brown fur (sometimes spotted), a short tail, and tufted ears, found chiefly in the northern latitudes of North America and Eurasia

Eurasian swift in swift British & World English

A swift-flying insectivorous bird with long, slender wings and a superficial resemblance to a swallow, spending most of its life on the wing

water shrew British & World English

A large semiaquatic shrew that preys on aquatic invertebrates

Eurasian frog’s-bit in frog's-bit British & World English

A floating freshwater plant with creeping stems that bear clusters of small rounded leaves

Eurasian goldfinch in goldfinch British & World English

A brightly coloured finch with yellow feathers in the plumage

Eurasian woodcock in woodcock British & World English

A woodland bird of the sandpiper family, with a long bill, brown camouflaged plumage, and a distinctive display flight

Eurasian crab apple in crab apple British & World English

The small tree that bears the crab apple

Eurasian scops owl in scops owl British & World English

A small owl with distinctive ear tufts, found in Europe, Africa, and Asia

Eurasian water shrew in water shrew British & World English

A large semiaquatic shrew that preys on aquatic invertebrates