English version

corncrake in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcorncrakecorn‧crake /ˈkɔːnkreɪk $ ˈkɔːrn-/ noun [countable]  HBBa European bird with a loud sharp cry
Examples from the Corpus
corncrakeIn telling it, he cackled like a corncrake and waved his arms about.The corncrake and marsh fritillary have been the victims of intensive agriculture as ploughing and pesticides destroy habitat and insects.