golden-crowned thrush
Ovenbird Ov"en*bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any species of the genus {Furnarius}, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests. (b) In the United States, {Seiurus aurocapillus}; -- called also {golden-crowned thrush}. (c) In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse. [1913 Webster]

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