Sentence Examples


  • The notes of the blackbird are rich and full, but monotonous as compared with those of the song-thrush.
  • Of birds some species of parrakeet, the "mandarin" blackbird, and the woodcock are not found in the rest of Indo-China.
  • Oriole, the yellow-headed blackbird and McCown's longspur are characteristic of the open lowlands.
  • BLACKBIRD (Turdus merula), the name commonly given to a well-known British bird of the Turdidae family, for which the ancient name was ousel, Anglo-Saxon Osle, equivalent of the German Amsel, a form of the word found in several old English books.
  • The blackbird is found in every country of Europe, even breeding - although rarely - beyond the arctic circle, and in eastern Asia as well as in North Africa and the Atlantic islands.
 

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