A mile away, I know a flinty waste beloved of the wheatear and the locust.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
A few days' sunshine and the first wheatear appears.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
Redwings, wheatears, peewits, and airy kestrels are the people of their skies.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
The chats and the wheatear are of course common.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
The sycamore by the ruined chancel pattered in the breeze, and the wheatear's last notes came from its top-most bough.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
Where wheatears frequent, their return is very marked; they appear suddenly in the gardens and open places, and cannot be overlooked.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies
There, an adult wheatear was feeding insects to her young, which were three fourths the size of the parent.
"Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska" by James W. Bee
We need not suppose that Wheatears prolong their stay on the coast in order to rest after their voyage.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
Birds are few on these stony wastes, larks, wheatears and snow-finches being the commonest.
"Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921" by Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
I found the Sandpipers' and Wheatears' eggs on my arrival home.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais