Translation of corncrake in Spanish:


guión de codornices, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɔːnkreɪk//ˈkɔrnˌkreɪk/


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    guión de codornices masculine
    • Among the birds which have suffered catastrophic losses over the past 30 years are the tree sparrow, grey partridge, lapwing, curlew, snipe, skylark, corncrake, corn bunting, black and red grouse.
    • You'll find eagles on the beautiful Isle of Skye and ospreys at Loch Garten, nesting red-throated divers in Islay, and corncrakes in Lewis.
    • Like other crakes the corncrake was more prone than most to colliding with overhead wires.
    • The eight endangered species of birds are common scoter, hen harrier, grey partridge, corncrake, red-necked phalarope, nightjar, roseate tern and corn bunting.
    • The secretive corncrake prefers to nest in hay meadows and other grasslands, especially those with dense vegetation.