scrubbird


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Related to scrubbird: lyrebird
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Noun1.scrubbird - small fast-running Australian bird resembling a wren and frequenting brush or scrubscrubbird - small fast-running Australian bird resembling a wren and frequenting brush or scrub
passeriform bird, passerine - perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
Atrichornis, genus Atrichornis - type genus of the Atrichornithidae
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Aside from some earlier examples such as Scrubbird (Calikusu, 1986) and Leaf Cast (Yaprak Dokumu, 1988), which draw on the dilemmas of Turkish modernization during the late Ottoman period of the 20th century as a background for the main characters, Magnificent Century can be addressed as the first drama that focuses on the life of the Ottoman dynasty.
However, as the chapter titled 'The First Song' indicates, Australia also has some fine songsters, especially the lyrebirds which, along with the scrubbirds, are of ancient origin.