hermit thrush

noun
a North American thrush, Hylocichla guttata, noted for its complex and appealing song.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hermit thrush
WordNet
hermit thrush

noun
North American thrush noted for its complex and appealing song 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The woods nearby ring with the songs of the hermit thrush, myriad warblers, and winter wrens.
Sometimes fox sparrows are confused with the hermit thrush when seen flying away, exposing the reddish tail.
Townsend's solitaire and hermit thrush are common in late summer, when ripening elder berries become a food source.
Fall brings migrant blackpoll and bay-breasted warblers as well as hermit thrush.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature