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water bird

noun
1.
an aquatic bird; a swimming or wading bird.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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Examples from the web for water bird
  • The adult brown pelican is a large dark gray-brown water bird with white about the head and neck.
  • Watch for the ouzel, a small water bird that bobs in the water and feeds along the river bottom.
  • Cormorants are now an abundant water bird in the region and their populations have been expanding.
  • Winter water bird volunteers conduct weekly surveys while target wetlands are flooded.
British Dictionary definitions for water bird

water bird

noun
1.
any aquatic bird, including the wading and swimming birds
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