whipbird

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whipbird

(ˈwɪpˌbɜːd)
n
1. (Animals) any of several birds of the genus Psophodes, esp P. olivaceus (eastern whipbird) and P. nigrogularis (black-throated whipbird), having a whistle ending in a whipcrack note
2. (Animals) any of various other birds, such as Pachycephala pectoralis and P. rufiventris (mock whipbird)