Corcorax melanorhamphus
Waybung Way"bung`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An Australian insessorial bird ({Corcorax melanorhamphus}) noted for the curious actions of the male during the breeding season. It is black with a white patch on each wing. [1913 Webster]

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  • Waybung — Way bung , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian insessorial bird ({Corcorax melanorhamphus}) noted for the curious actions of the male during the breeding season. It is black with a white patch on each wing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chough — /chuf/, n. any of several crowlike Old World birds, esp. Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, of Europe. [1275 1325; ME choghe; akin to OE ceo, D kauw, Dan kaa] * * * ▪ bird  any of three crowlike birds with down curved bills. In the family Corvidae (q.v.;… …   Universalium

  • white-winged chough — noun : a black Australian corvine bird (Corcorax melanorhamphus) that is black with white wing patches …   Useful english dictionary

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