Listen for the missel-thrush: when he sings the snow may fall, the rain drift, but not for long; the violets are near at hand.
missel-thrush (or mavis) is especially fond of the mistletoe.
Had he gone direct thither he must have met Eric, the missel-thrush, who alone was permitted to frequent the orchard.
The recent increase of the missel-thrush in parts of Scotland has caused the decrease of the song-thrush.
Many Kestrels return to their accustomed summer haunts this month; and the missel-thrush pairs at the beginning of it.
Thus, the missel-thrush might easily be got back by placing its eggs in the nests of blackbirds and thrushes.
The nest was in a birch visible from the garden, and that season seemed to be the missel-thrush's.
The moorhen and wood-pigeon also flourish, and in a still greater degree the missel-thrush, throstle, and blackbird.
The missel-thrush did as he was bid, and in about half-an-hour the young prince approached the palace.
Kapchack, seeing that the hawk was not there, again pursued his return journey, but meantime the missel-thrush had passed him.