ovenbird

NOUN
  1. American warbler; builds a dome-shaped nest on the ground
  2. small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests
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How To Use ovenbird In A Sentence

  • In 1996 ornithologists announced the discovery of a new species of Neotropical ovenbird, the pink-legged graveteiro, within the rustic cacao farms of the state of Bahia, Brazil.
  • That Ovenbirds are monogamous, not all males are paired, and unpaired females are rarely observed, suggests female survival is lower than male survival.
  • As we stroll on, we hear ovenbirds, see a towhee in the brush, and, down at Lake Perez, see a wood duck, tree swallows, a pair of spotted sandpipers, an osprey, and quite possibly the fattest robin I've ever seen.
  • The mixed mesophytic forest in coves supports a large variety of nesting birds, including the wood thrush, ovenbird, summer tanager, rose-breasted grosbeak, and all the other species already named. Central Appalachian Broadleaf Forest - Coniferous Forest - Meadow Province (Bailey)
  • Suboscines are particularly well represented, with vocalizations of more than 350 (!) species of ovenbirds, antbirds, tyrant flycatchers, and the like.
  • Ovenbirds give off a unique musty odor that is thought to come from the oil in the uropygial gland.
  • Nonetheless, the West Indian thrashers and tremblers are so distinctive that early workers grouped them variously with the ant thrushes, ovenbirds, wrens, and thrushes.
  • Next, I check off the widespread nesting species: yellow warbler, black-and-white, worm-eating, ovenbird, and yellowthroat.
  • Nonetheless, the West Indian thrashers and tremblers are so distinctive that early workers grouped them variously with the ant thrushes, ovenbirds, wrens, and thrushes.
  • On a spring morning several years ago, I saw a tiny ovenbird that was walking north on Park Avenue, probably exhausted by its migratory flight from South America.
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