wading bird

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wading +‎ bird

NounEdit

wading bird (plural wading birds)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see wading,‎ bird.
  2. Any of various long-legged birds, of the order Ciconiiformes, such as cranes, herons, or storks, that wade in shallow water in search of food.
    Synonym: wader

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