corncrake corncrake

Definition(s):

  • (n) common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields

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Quotes

  • "Thanks to the policies of this Labour government, wild bird numbers, after decades of decline, are now recovering," Mr Bradshaw said, with a straight face, even though Tories were laughing their heads off. "Bittern, corncrake and bunting are...
    on Feb 10, 2005 By: Ben Bradshaw Source: guardian.co.uk

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