What is another word for mud hen?

6 synonyms found


[ mˈʌd hˈɛn], [ mˈʌd hˈɛn], [ m_ˈʌ_d h_ˈɛ_n]

Synonyms for Mud hen:

How to use "Mud hen" in context?

There is more to a mud hen than meets the eye. Jump on a mud hen and you will notice a surprising amount of movement underneath the compact, wet feathers. Mud hens are actually very active birds, making good use of their strong legs and quick movements to forage for food. Mud hens also fascinate bird watchers with their striking appearance.

Mud hens are plump, brown birds that are about the size of a large chicken. They have long necks and short tails, and they have short, sturdy legs that help them move easily through mud and wet ground.

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