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Types of birds

bird of prey

noun

a bird that hunts and eats other animals

cock

noun

an adult male bird of any kind

fledgling

noun

a young bird that has just learnt to fly

game bird

noun

a bird that people hunt and kill for sport

hen

noun

the female of any type of bird

mother

noun

the female parent of an animal or bird

nestling

noun

a baby bird that has not learned to fly

raptor

noun

a bird that kills other birds and animals for food

seabird

noun

a bird that lives close to the sea and gets its food from it

songbird

noun

a bird that makes a beautiful sound

visitor

noun

a bird that lives in an area only at a particular time of the year

wader

noun

a wading bird

wading bird

noun

any bird with long legs that stands in the water while it hunts for fish

warbler

noun

a type of small bird that sings

water bird

noun

a bird that lives or swims on water

waterfowl

noun

a water bird

wildfowl

noun

birds that people hunt, especially birds that live near water

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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