What is another word for marsh hen?

9 synonyms found


[ mˈɑːʃ hˈɛn], [ mˈɑːʃ hˈɛn], [ m_ˈɑː_ʃ h_ˈɛ_n]

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How to use "Marsh hen" in context?

The marsh hen is one of the most commonly seen wild birds in North America. They range from the central United States to Canada, but are most commonly found in marshy areas. The male marsh hen is brightly coloured with a vivid red crown, back, and wings. The female is a duller color with a reddish brown crown, back, and wings. They are in the bird family Colomboidea which includes the rails and the coots. These birds stand about three feet tall and have a wingspan of about six feet. They are very common in most marshy areas and are usually seen in small flocks.

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