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A black long-tailed African crow that often feeds gregariously among grazing mammals.
- ‘For the purposes of our bird news services, Piapiac is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland.’
- ‘A group of very noisy Piapiac have invaded the hotel garden from somewhere.’
- ‘Moving on we found Senegal Wattled Plovers, Black-headed Plovers and then Spur-winged Plovers, a Melodious Warbler was spotted and then a group of Piapiac.’
- ‘On the golf course were about a dozen Piapiac, a couple of Senegal Coucal, Blue-bellied Roller, Grey Kestrel, 3 Shikra and a Lanner Falcon.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.