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1. (noun) wrybill, Anarhynchus frontalis - a pale-grey wading bird with a black bill, the tip of which is curved to the right. Breeds in the shingle riverbeds of Canterbury and Otago from August to January, migrating to estuaries of the North Island for the rest of the year.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 9;)
Audio courtesy of McPherson Natural History Unit