magpielark

magpie lark

noun
a black-and-white pied bird, Grallina cyanoleuca, inhabiting areas near water in Australia and southern New Guinea.
Also, magpie-lark.


Origin:
1885–90

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magpie lark
 
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Also called: peewee a common black-and-white bird of Australia, Grallina cyanoleuca, that builds a mud nest

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