Saxicola oenanthe
Wheatear Wheat"ear`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European singing bird ({Saxicola [oe]nanthe}). The male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each side. Called also {checkbird}, {chickell}, {dykehopper}, {fallow chat}, {fallow finch}, {stonechat}, and {whitetail}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Saxicola oenanthe — Ortolan Or to*lan, n. [F., fr. It. ortolano ortolan, gardener, fr. L. hortulanus gardener, fr. hortulus, dim. of hortus garden. So called because it frequents the hedges of gardens. See {Yard} an inclosure, and cf. {Hortulan}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saxicola oenanthe — Fallow Fal low, a. [AS. fealu, fealo, pale yellow or red; akin to D. vaal fallow, faded, OHG. falo, G. falb, fahl, Icel. f[ o]lr, and prob. to Lith. palvas, OSlav. plav[u^] white, L. pallidus pale, pallere to be pale, Gr. polio s gray, Skr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oenanthe (Oiseau) — Traquet Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme «  Traquet  » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts. Traquet …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oenanthe isabellina — Traquet isabelle Traquet isabelle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saxicola — noun Old World chats • Syn: ↑genus Saxicola • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Turdidae, ↑family Turdidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Попутчик — (Saxicola oenanthe) наиболее распространенный вид рода чеканов (см. Чеканы). Небольшая птичка величиной с воробья; самец в брачном наряде сверху серого цвета; лоб, пятно над глазом и надхвостье белые; грудь рыжеватая; нижняя сторона тела белая;… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Eierkunde — Die laufenden Nummern beziehen sich auf die entsprechenden Nummern der Tafeln I und II. Die in der zweiten Reihe aufgegebenen Namen bezeichnen die Artikel, welche die betreffende Beschreibung enthalten. Tafel I. Zum Artikel 1 Eisvogel (Alcedo… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • piatră — PIÁTRĂ, pietre, s.f. I. 1. (La sg.) Nume generic pentru orice rocă solidă, dură şi casantă răspândite la suprafaţa sau în interiorul pământului; (şi la pl.) fragment de dimensiuni şi de forme diferite dintr o astfel de rocă; p. ext. material… …   Dicționar Român

  • fallow-finch — n. Oenanthe, wheat ear (Motacilla oenanthe, Saxicola oenanthe) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tarier — nm. (pratincola) /// traquet (saxicola) tarier (ces oiseaux nichent à terre) : têralyon (Saxel). E. : Fauvette. A1) tarier : pika râve <pique raves> nm. (Genève.022). A2) traquet : tapè (022). A3) tarier, grand traquet, (de Buffon),… …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

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