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Alternative Names: Birds

Q: Which bird is sometimes known as the ... A:
Gooney (goony, goonie) Click to show or hide the answer
Mollymawk (from mallemuck, the name given by Dutch sailors to the fulmar) Click to show or hide the answer
Merle (originally the French name for it – from the Latin merula) Click to show or hide the answer
Arctic Loon (in North America) Click to show or hide the answer
Screech owl (not closely related to the North American owl with that name) Click to show or hide the answer
Sea raven Click to show or hide the answer
Landrail Click to show or hide the answer
Dabchick Click to show or hide the answer
Water ousel Click to show or hide the answer
Yaffle Click to show or hide the answer
Blackcock Click to show or hide the answer
Moorcock Click to show or hide the answer
Dunnock (not actually a sparrow) Click to show or hide the answer
Brain–fever bird Click to show or hide the answer
Windhover Click to show or hide the answer
'Halcyon' is an archaic or poetic name for the Click to show or hide the answer
Laughing jackass Click to show or hide the answer
Green plover or peewit Click to show or hide the answer
Laverock (archaic name) Click to show or hide the answer
Pigeon hawk Click to show or hide the answer
Storm cock Click to show or hide the answer
Goatsucker, chuck–will's–widow Click to show or hide the answer
Popinjay (formerly) Click to show or hide the answer
Snow grouse Click to show or hide the answer
Sea parrot Click to show or hide the answer
Chaparral cock Click to show or hide the answer
White–tailed eagle or erne Click to show or hide the answer
Butcher bird (because it impales its prey – the name is also used for an Australasian species, which does the same but is not closely related) Click to show or hide the answer
Laverock (LAV-uh-ruk) (in Scotland and Northern England) Click to show or hide the answer
Throstle or mavis Click to show or hide the answer
Mother Carey's chicken Click to show or hide the answer

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