cockbird


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cockbird

(ˈkɒkˌbɜːd)
n
a male bird
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By the time they reach the last half mile of the course, according to Sherston, "it was obvious that Cockbird and Mikado were the only ones left in it.
She'd seen the cockbird too and was trying to wiggle herself in half while simultaneously squeezing out through the two-inch gap at the top of the window.
Sure enough the first shot dusted a plump cockbird at about 20 yards.
We all know of the "shocking eruption" of a gaudy cockbird, even though our entire premise of pheasant hunting is to encounter just such a flush.