noun Southern U.S.
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It goes North as the bobolink and goes South as the reedbird or ricebird.Endurance Test|Alan Douglas
He even loses his name, and is called Reedbird, after his hiding-place.Citizen Bird|Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
In July, after nesting, the male molts into a plumage resembling that of the female, when both are known as Reedbird.What Bird is That?|Frank M. Chapman