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Birds that live near rivers and lakes

bittern

noun

a bird that lives near water and makes a loud deep sound

coot

noun

a small black bird with a white beak that lives near water

crane

noun

a large bird with long legs and a long neck that lives near water

curlew

noun

a brown bird that lives near water and has long legs and a long thin curved beak

dipper

noun

a small bird that lives near rivers

duck

noun

a water bird with short legs, webbed feet (=with skin between the toes), and a large flat beak

egret

noun

a white bird with long legs that lives near water

flamingo

noun

a large pink or red tropical bird that has a long neck and long legs and lives near water

goose

noun

a large white or grey bird with a long beak called a bill. A male goose is called a gander and a young goose is called a gosling. A group of geese is called a flock.

grebe

noun

a bird similar to a duck that lives by water

heron

noun

a large bird with a long neck, long legs, and a long pointed beak that lives near water

ibis

noun

a large bird with a long neck, long legs, and a curved beak that lives near water in hot countries

kingfisher

noun

a blue and orange bird that lives near water and eats fish

loon

noun

a large North American bird that lives near water and makes a strange loud sound

mallard

noun

a common type of wild duck

moorhen

noun

a black bird that lives near water and has a red beak

osprey

noun

a large dark brown and white bird that eats fish

plover

noun

a small bird with long legs that lives near water

snipe

noun

a bird with a long thin beak that lives mainly in wet areas

swan

noun

a large white bird with a long neck that lives near water. A young swan is called a cygnet.

teal

noun

a small water bird, similar to a duck

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