Bird: A bird is a wild (game bird) or domestic (poultry) volatile used in cooking. All small birds of a size smaller than that of the thrush are prohibited from hunting, except, in certain departments, the lark, the ortolan and the sparrow.
In the past, the raven was highly prized for making broths (and pâtés, in England). The most popular wild birds at the time were whole roasted herons, scoters, and roast plovers ...
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