In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- We ambled by the water passing moorhens, ducks, geese, rabbits and squirrels.
- The website provides students with a guide to the number of moorhens, mallards, coots and other wildfowl to be found on streams, ponds and other stretches of water near their chosen university.
- Stevenson describes herons rising from the water's edge and an abundance of moorhens and coots.
- A pair of coots, some moorhens, a little grebe and a single Little Egret rounded out the waterbirds.
- The pond also had a few coots and moorhens swimming around.
- A moorhen called from inside the reeds and then flew across the pond.
- Visitors can also take on one of the seven nature walks to see herons, moorhens and ducks in the wetland areas.
- ‘I think it's nice to see them, because I think having wildlife, such as swans, ducks and moorhens only enhances the river's appearance,’ he said.
- Nearby a moorhen was incubating a clutch of eggs.
- The moat is large enough to provide living accommodation for the moorhens as well as a number of resident and visiting ducks and, except in a very hot summer, well supplied with water to cater for plenty of aquatic activities.
- ‘New pools are attractive to dragonflies, butterflies and damselflies and should in time attract moorhens, ducks and other water birds, as well as being a peaceful area for staff to enjoy during their breaks,’ he added.
- The ducks are among hundreds of wildfowl, including moorhens, coots and Canada geese based at the university, which is famed for its natural habitat.
- The canal is a breeding ground for swans, geese, moorhens and other wildlife.
- Other birds I saw near the pond were coot, moorhen, purple swamphen and a few Gray Wagtails walking around near the water.
- Going around the lake I observed crested grebes, coots, moorhens, ducks, swans and herons.
- Local residents have argued that the idea could destroy a quiet riverside environment where lilies grow and moorhens swim.
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