from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of the family Henicuridæ.
- n. A South American tyrant-flycatcher of the subfamily Flutricolinæ, of which there are many genera and species; a water-cap. See cut under Fluvicola.
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The birds, as well as those of the Nurtung river, are the water-ouzel, the greyish-blue water-chat, the red and black ditto with a white head - top, and the black bird, _durn-durns_ or bird producing that cry occurs, but not in great numbers.
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