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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

1 All the following are anagrams of birds - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another bird:

Acount

Rawpros

Chorist

Baldbrick

Gnawlip

Octave

Traderst

Lowlaws

Hangian

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more birds:

Reflection + P (6)

Aerodrome - I (6)

Barren - I + K (7)

Real - E + P (7)

Murmured + I (8)

Sailors + L (8)

Wrenched + P (9)

Yelling + F (10)

(Answers next week)

A pound;20 book token for the first correct answers to be opened on Tuesday. Send to wordgames@tes.co.uk

or Wordgames, TES, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX.

ANSWERS from last week

1 Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Netherlands, Albania, Rwanda, Israel, Afghanistan, Andorra, Bermuda, Ecuador.

Initials Z, J, N, A, R, I, A, A, B, E give Azerbaijan.

2 Exo(t)ic + M = Mexico; (I)guana + D = Uganda; Anim(a)te + V = Vietnam; Evasion + L = Slovenia; Romance + O = Cameroon; Nomadic + I = Dominica; Reposing + A = Singapore

Last week's winner: G Kerr,of Well Green, Glasgow

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