heath-wren

noun

: either of two warblers (Hylacola pyrrhopygia and H. cauta) that are shy ground-nesting birds of open rangelands of southern Australia and noted as songsters and mimics

called also ground wren

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“Heath-wren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heath-wren. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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