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  • noun Plural form of scrubwren.


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  • Fairy and scrubwrens have very similar alarm calls - a high-pitched piping noise - so the fairy-wren may have automatically recognised the alarm call of the scrubwren.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • That suggests, says Magrath, that, rather than being hard-wired, the fairy-wren needed to have heard the scrubwrens 'alarm call, and learnt that it meant danger.

    New Scientist - Online News


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