- a thrush, Catharus fuscescens, common in the eastern and northern U.S., noted for its song.
Origin of veery
Also called Wilson's thrush.
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Examples from the Web for veery
There I found our third veery nest, the mother bird sitting.Little Brothers of the Air
Olive Thorne Miller
It is commonly thought to be difficult to get close to the veery.Bird Day; How to prepare for it
Charles Almanzo Babcock
"We'll try the song just once more," little Mr. Veery told them.The Tale of Jasper Jay
Arthur Scott Bailey
A veery was singing in the woods close by, and she listened for a moment.Seven Miles to Arden</p>
Moreover, this is only half the veery's technical proficiency.Birds in the Bush</p>
- a tawny brown North American thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens, with a slightly spotted grey breast
C19: probably imitative of its note
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