It is a whitethroat; his nest is deep in the parsley and nettles.
Speaking of the sparrow family, did you see anything of whitethroat?
Our song-sparrow, fox-sparrow, the whitethroat and others are among the best of American singing birds.
The song of the redstart is superior, though somewhat like that of the whitethroat; some birds have a few more notes than others.
And after April, when May follows, And the whitethroat builds and all the swallows!
The whitethroat sings with crest erect, and attitudes of warning and defiance.
I waited a full minute longer, then whistled the whitethroat's call.
The whitethroat is in England the most common of all the migratory warblers, and is generally diffused.
Tailpiece to the account of the whitethroat, p. 261—a gibbet in the distance.
A whitethroat rises from a bush and nervously discourses, gesticulating with wings and tail, for a few moments.