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bushchat Line breaks: bush|chat
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊʃtʃat/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of bushchat in English:


An Asian songbird related to the stonechat, the males of which generally have black (or grey) and white plumage.
  • Genus Saxicola, family Turdidae: several species
Example sentences
  • There is no ‘family book’ for the Muscicapidae as a whole, but Urquhart & Bowley cover the 16 stonechats and bushchats in the genus Saxicola very thoroughly.
  • These grasslands are the habitat of the endangered Indian bustard, white-naped tit, stolickza's bushchat, and other birds.
  • We walked there for quite a while and saw various larks, bushchats, and some nilgai antelopes (bluebulls).
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