water ouzel

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Recent Examples on the Web My last bird of the day was an American dipper, or water ouzel. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, "Warm weather, abundant rodents make for happy raptors," 9 Jan. 2018

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1622, in the meaning defined above

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“Water ouzel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20ouzel. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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