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.
  • It is rarer and more local than the common blackbird, and occurs in England only as a temporary spring and autumn visitor.