scrub-robin


scrub-robin
/skrʌb-ˈrɒbən/ (say skrub-'robuhn)

noun
either of two Australo-Papuan robins of the genus Drymodes, the northern scrub-robin, D. superciliaris, found in northern Australia and New Guinea, and the endemic southern scrub-robin, D. brunneopygia, found in parts of southern Australia.
Also, scrub robin.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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