apostle bird

apostle bird
птица-апостол (Struthidea cinerea; серовато-коричневая птица, похожая на ворону, получившая своё название в связи с тем, что её всегда можно видеть летающей в стае, состоящей из 10–12 особей, называемой «счастливой семейкой». Одна из трёх австралийских птиц, кот. строят гнёзда из глины на горизонтальных ветвях деревьев; тж. twelve apostle bird, happy family bird)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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