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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wad′ing bird`(n.)

  1. any of various long-legged, long-billed, and long-necked birds that wade in shallow waters for live food, as the crane, heron, ibis, stork, spoonbill, and flamingo.

    Category: Ornithology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wading bird, wader(noun)

    any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food


  1. wading bird(Noun)

    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.


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