oven-bird

ovenbird

[uhv-uhn-burd]
noun
1.
an American warbler, Seiurus aurocapillus, that builds an oven-shaped nest of leaves, twigs, etc., on the forest floor.
2.
any of several South American passerine birds of the genus Furnarius of the family Furnariidae, certain species of which build an oven-shaped nest.

Origin:
1815–25; oven + bird

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ovenbird (ˈʌvənˌbɜːd)
 
n
1.  any of numerous small brownish South American passerine birds of the family Furnariidae that build oven-shaped clay nests
2.  a common North American warbler, Seiurus aurocapillus, that has an olive-brown striped plumage with an orange crown and builds a cup-shaped nest on the ground

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