Definition of waterthrush in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôtərˌTHrəSH/ Pronunciation: /ˈwä-/


A thrushlike North American warbler related to the ovenbird, found near woodland streams and swamps.
  • Genus Seiurus, subfamily Parulinae, family Emberizidae: two species.
Example sentences
  • Monongahela includes Cranberry Glades, where you'll find Swainson's and hermit thrushes, mourning warbler, northern waterthrush, and swamp sparrow.
  • Watoga, West Virginia's largest state park, in the Allegheny highlands, attracts wetland birds such as woodcocks, wood ducks, and waterthrushes.
  • Pine warblers, prairies, and Louisiana waterthrushes are fairly easy to find in their respective habitats.

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Syllabification: wa·ter·thrush

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