Of our winter visitants that come to take the place of the summer migrants the fieldfare is the commonest and most familiar.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
The fieldfares will soon be here now, and the redwings, coming as they have done for generations about the time of the sowing of the corn.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
Mr. Fieldfare pursued this course because he had a deep instinct for being in the minority.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
I am allowed to have game; and the doctor said that fieldfares were very wholesome for me.
"Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2" by Lady Wallace
I have followed the swallows, but the fieldfares and the buntings must also go soon.
"The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions" by James Runciman
Fieldfares and Mistletoe Thrushes usually sell at fourpence each, the rest at fourpence a couple.
"Birds of Guernsey (1879)" by Cecil Smith
The fieldfares, too, as I have previously observed, do not stay.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
The martins and red-wing fieldfares were flying in sight together, an uncommon assemblage of summer and winter birds!
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
Fieldfares and redwings come in great numbers.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
It appears that redwings and fieldfares are caught by this method also, as well as a few ring-ousels and blackbirds.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne