Definition of song thrush in English:

song thrush

Syllabification: song thrush

noun

  • A common European and central Asian thrush with a buff spotted breast, having a loud song in which each phrase is repeated two or three times.
    • Turdus philomelos, subfamily Turdinae, family Muscicapidae
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    • These include such species as black grouse and curlew, which are associated with upland areas, as well as the song thrush, spotted flycatcher and linnet.
    • According to the massive Birds of the Western Palearctic the song thrush possesses the largest repertoire of any European thrush.
    • Birds suffering the steepest falls include the blackbird, dunnock, song thrush, and four types of warbler.

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