December 26th, 2017

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Bird-name puzzles

1. Most rich people can travel to see this bird. (7)....

Ostrich (it's in the sentence). 

2. Tailless pipe...it is the bird. (5)....

Pipit (Tailless "pipe" is pip, and add "it") 

3.The pigs got in a mess, wallowing in the mud.(7)....

Swallow (it's in the sentence). 

4. Bird you can see in a bowling alley (3)....

Owl. (It's in the sentence).

5. Bird makes endlessly boring mixture.(5)....

Robin.  (Endlessly, "boring" is "borin" and a mixture of that is "robin".

6.According to some people, this bird sounds like a "moo"...

Coucal (some pronounce it "cow call")(6).

 7. Colourful wolf pea? (7)...

Peafowl (anagram of "wolf pea"). 

8. Will it give you an e-rebate? (3,5)...

Bee-eater (anagram of "e rebate") . 

9. Part of the Gretel and Hansel story? (5)....

Egret (it's in the sentence). 

10. Brawler roughing it up? (7)....Warbler (anagram of brawler).