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wood thrush

noun
1.
a large thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, common in woodlands of eastern North America, and noted for its melodious song.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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Examples for wood thrush
  • Forest fragmentation can be detrimental to populations of forest interior birds such as the wood thrush.
  • Many claim that the song of the wood thrush is their favorite.
  • Springtime songs of the ovenbird and wood thrush are heard along the small rocky stream.
  • In summer, the wood thrush and other breeding songbirds occur here in large concentrations.
  • It is a close cousin to the bluebird, wood thrush and veery.
  • In migration, look for migrants such as wood thrush and scarlet tanager.

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