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 for corncrake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corncrake \Corn"crake`\ (k[^o]rn"kr[=a]k`), n. (Zool.)
     A bird ({Crex crex or Crex pratensis) which frequents
     grain fields; the European crake or land rail; -- called also
     corn bird.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields [syn:
           corncrake, land rail, Crex crex]

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