What is another word for water hen?

8 synonyms found


[ wˈɔːtə hˈɛn], [ wˈɔːtə hˈɛn], [ w_ˈɔː_t_ə h_ˈɛ_n]

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How to use "Water hen" in context?

The water hen is a largely black and white bird with a long neck and legs. They can reach a height of four feet and can weigh up to three pounds. The water hen is a scavenger and feeds mainly on insects. They nest in close to the water, build a small mound of mud and lay one or two eggs.

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