Definition of 'yellowhammer'
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Example sentences containing 'yellowhammer'
The decline in birds such as the yellowhammer and corn bunting is down to unfriendly farming methods and human encroachment.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These are chaffinches, yellowhammers and reed buntings.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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