reedling


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reedling

(ˈriːdlɪŋ)
n
(Animals) a titlike Eurasian songbird, Panurus biarmicus, common in reed beds: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc). It has a tawny back and tail and, in the male, a grey-and-black head. Also called: bearded tit
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STILL on the subject of Silverdale, Paul Lever saw the albino bearded reedling there, and heard one male bittern still booming.
At Cley, Bearded Reedlings called from reed beds and Brent Geese from Siberia fed in fields.
Bearded Reedlings (Panurus biarmicus) with experimentally manipulated tail lengths did not differ in their ability to balance on unstable substrates when compared to controls (Romero-Pujante et al.