pilot bird

pilot bird

n
(Animals) a warbler of forest floors in SE Australia, Pycnoptilus floccosus, named from its alleged habit of accompanying the superb lyrebird
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The Dancer bred Pilot Bird, who won the Charles Clore in 1986, and Mack The Knife, second in the Royal Lodge Stakes and Racing Post Trophy in 1991.
The Deputy's dam Manfath was a poor runner by the so-so sire Last Tycoon out of a mare, Pilot Bird, who died at eight and failed to produce a winner, though her daughters have been achieving rather more in that respect.
She seemed great value," McEnery remembers of the placed daughter of Last Tycoon and Listed winner Pilot Bird.