redwinged thrush
Redwing Red"wing` (-w?ng`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The male is black, with a conspicuous patch of bright red, bordered with orange, on each wing. Called also {redwinged blackbird}, {red-winged troupial}, {marsh blackbird}, and {swamp blackbird}. [1913 Webster]

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  • redwinged blackbird — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agelarius phoeniceus — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marsh blackbird — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redwing — Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The male is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red-winged troupial — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swamp blackbird — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turdus iliacus — Redwing Red wing ( w?ng ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A European thrush ({Turdus iliacus}). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also {redwinged thrush}. (b) A North American passerine bird ({Agelarius ph[oe]niceus}) of the family {Icterid[ae]}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any… …   Universalium

  • Tricolored Blackbird — Taxobox name = Tricolored Blackbird status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Agelaius species = A. tricolor binomial = Agelaius tricolor …   Wikipedia

  • birds — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Flying animals Nouns 1. fowl; songbird, warbler; bird of prey; cock, hen; nestling, fledgling. See animal. 2. (land birds) I. (passerine) a. songbird, oscine, warbler, oriole, swallow, blackbird, blackcap …   English dictionary for students

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