chough definition

  • noun:
    • A crowlike Old World bird of the genus Pyrrhocorax, especially P. pyrrhocorax, having black colored plumage and red-legs.
    • Two types of bird associated with the genus Pyrrhocorax inside crow family Corvidae that breed primarily in large hills as well as on coastal ocean high cliffs of Eurasia.
    • The white-winged chough, of genus Corcorax into the Australian mud-nest builders family, Corcoracidae, that inhabits dried out woodlands.
    • A bird of this Crow household (Fregilus graculus) of European countries. It really is of a black shade, with an extended, slender, curved costs and red-legs; -- also referred to as chauk, chauk-daw, chocard, Cornish chough, red-legged crow. Title is also put on a few allied birds, since the Alpine chough.
    • An oscine passerine bird associated with household Corvidæ, the red-legged or Cornish crow, Fregilus or Pyrrhocorax graculus, of a black shade, with red legs and beak.
    • a European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage
    • A crowlike old-world bird of this genus Pyrrhocorax, particularly P. pyrrhocorax, having black plumage and red-legs.
    • Two species of bird of the genus Pyrrhocorax in the crow family members Corvidae that breed primarily in large hills as well as on coastal water cliffs of Eurasia.
    • The white-winged chough, of genus Corcorax in the Australian mud-nest builders household, Corcoracidae, that inhabits dry woodlands.
    • A bird of this Crow family (Fregilus graculus) of Europe. Its of a black color, with a lengthy, slim, curved costs and red legs; -- also known as chauk, chauk-daw, chocard, Cornish chough, red-legged crow. The name can be placed on several allied birds, due to the fact Alpine chough.
    • An oscine passerine bird for the household Corvidæ, the red-legged or Cornish crow, Fregilus or Pyrrhocorax graculus, of a black color, with purple feet and beak.
    • a European corvine bird of little or medium size with red legs and glossy-black plumage

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