Gorse duck

the corncrake; - called also grass drake, land drake, and corn drake.

See also: Gorse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Often these lie beneath old gorse bushes - hence the shelduck's Welsh name, Hwyaden yr Eithin: the furze or gorse duck.