wood thrush

noun
a large thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, common in woodlands of eastern North America, and noted for its melodious song.

Origin:
1785–95

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wood thrush

noun
large thrush common in eastern American woodlands; noted for its melodious song 
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Example sentences
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.
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