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A moorhen found in Australia, with mainly dark plumage and a greenish bill.
- ‘There are a group of native hens that graze in the school grounds and many other bird species in the trees and understorey beside the creek.’
- ‘Now endemic to Tasmania, the native hen once occupied large areas of southeastern Australia.’
- ‘The Tasmanian native hen is a flightless rail endemic to Tasmania, which exhibits frequent mate sharing by males and occasional joint nesting by females.’
- ‘Tasmanian native hens, echidnas, possums, wallabies, birds of prey and many others can also be seen on the property.’
- ‘In addition, juvenile native hens assist with the raising and protection of their brothers and sisters.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.