If disturbed, or suddenly frightened, the ousel will flit up or down the stream.
So they journeyed until they came to the nest of an ousel, and Gwrhyr spoke to her.
The ousel built and sang by the falls near which it had wintered.
An ousel came suddenly round the elbow of the river and alighted in the edge of the water a few yards away.
An ousel fluttered across the stream and dabbled in a puddle among some stones.
The ousel sat on the edge of the ice rim to finish her song, and it timed with the running of the stream.
Dear Sir,—It gives me satisfaction to find that my account of the ousel migration pleases you.
Others suggest ousel, a bird, Ossultun, a town noted for its birds.
The ousel haunts them, while still hang about their coasts the thin undercut drifts that never quite leave the high altitudes.
Though much larger, the ousel reminds one of the little wren.
also ousel, from Old English osle "blackbird," from West Germanic *amslon- (cf. Old High German amsala, German amsel), probably from PIE *ams- "black, blackbird" (cf. Latin merula "blackbird," Welsh mwyalch "blackbird, thrush," Breton moualch "ouzel").