hermit thrush

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hermit thrush North American thrush noted for its complex and appealing song
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hermit thrush (Zoöl) an American thrush (Turdus Pallasii), with retiring habits, but having a sweet song.
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Usage

In literature:

Of the smaller birds, the nuthatch, the wood and hermit thrush, whippoorwill, woodpeckers, wood-pewee, and others.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
In his walks in the Maine woods Thoreau failed to discriminate the song of the hermit thrush from that of the wood thrush.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
To scare up a partridge, to scent the pines, to listen to the hermit thrush were meat and drink to him.
"Forty-one Thieves" by Angelo Hall
Emma Dean poised her cup in the air, and, with a far-away look in her eyes, listened intently to the solemn bell note of a hermit thrush.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods" by Jessie Graham Flower
By many persons this species is called the Hermit-Thrush.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
It was Jolly Robin's cousin, Mr. Hermit Thrush.
"The Tale of Bobby Bobolink" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Not long after leaving him I ran upon two hermit thrushes (one had been seen on the 25th), flitting about the woods like ghosts.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
When the Hermit Thrush had finished his song about the spotted vest, he looked at his cousin Jolly Robin out of the corner of his eye.
"The Tale of Jolly Robin" by Arthur Scott Bailey
But the hermit thrush goes on with sublime indifference to the voices of common folk down below.
"Upon The Tree-Tops" by Olive Thorne Miller
A duet between a hermit thrush and a Camp Fire Girl!
"Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl" by Isabel Katherine Hornibrook
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In poetry:

The hermit-thrush, in hidden ways
Where all but song is dim,
Sings on and on, "Symbolic days,"
And still repeats his hymn.
"Parted" by Annie Adams Fields

In news:

Tips, strategies, and tricks from experts for adding Veery and Gray- cheeked , Bicknell's, Swainson's, and Hermit Thrush to your life list.
As winter gives way to spring, southern states will say farewell to their hermit thrushes as these hearty, luxuriously feathered friends migrate north through the Great Plains amid surprise snowstorms and freezing rains.
HERMIT THRUSHES by Moondog.
Tips, strategies, and tricks from experts for adding Veery and Gray-cheeked, Bicknell's, Swainson's, and Hermit Thrush to your life list.
As winter gives way to spring, southern states will say farewell to their hermit thrush es as these hearty, luxuriously feathered friends migrate north through the Great Plains amid surprise snowstorms and freezing rains.
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