rusty blackbird


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rusty blackbird North American blackbird whose bluish-black plumage is rusty-edged in the fall
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In literature:

Rusty the Blackbird came swooping down next.
"Bumper, The White Rabbit" by George Ethelbert Walsh
Notice the rusty blackbird's pale yellow eye.
"Birds Every Child Should Know" by Neltje Blanchan

In news:

From 2009 to 2011, the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center conducted a census known as the Rusty Blackbird Blitz to learn more about the bird's wintering sites.