wood thrush

NOUN
  1. large thrush common in eastern American woodlands; noted for its melodious song
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  • The sweet wonderful note of a wood thrush, somewhere far out of sight, assured me, what everything conspired to assure me, that I was certainly in fairyland, not on the common earth. Daisy
  • A writer in the "Atlantic" [1] gravely tells us the wood thrush is sometimes called the hermit, and then, after describing the song of the hermit with great beauty and correctness, coolly ascribes it to the veery! In the Catskills Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs
  • The most abundant breeding birds include the cardinal, tufted titmouse, wood thrush, summer tanager, red-eyed vireo, blue-gray gnatcatcher, and Carolina wren. Eastern Broadleaf Forest (Oceanic) Province (Bailey)
  • 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)
  • In contrast, we observed no adverse consequences associated with shifts in nest placement, because nesting success for the Wood Thrush did not differ between burned and unburned areas.
  • A wood thrush called brusquely, but offered no further salute to the god of day at his departure. Birds in the Bush
  • In the agricultural Midwest, more than 80 percent of the nests of some species - veery, wood thrush, hooded warbler, red-eyed vireo, scarlet tanager, and others - host cowbird eggs.
  • In both burned and unburned areas, Wood Thrushes selected nest sites with higher cover of ferns and forbs in comparison to random sites.
  • Michael brought him the song of the first wood thrush to sing in the spring of 1847, a jumprope song sung by some children on Summer Street, and the sound of water dripping from a spiderweb after a rainstorm. The Sound Thief « A Fly in Amber
  • Our study focused on the Wood Thrush, a Neotropical migrant that nests in eastern woodlands of North America.
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