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a European thrush, Turdus torquatus, common in rocky areas. The male has a blackish plumage with a white band around the neck and the female is brown
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ring off, Ring of Fire, Ring of the Nibelung, ring one's chimes, ring out, ring ouzel, ring-porous, ring road, ring rot, ringsail, ring shout
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How to use ring ouzel in a sentence
The eggs number from three to six, somewhat resembling those of the Blackbird or Ring Ouzel.
Its nest is very similar to that of the ordinary Ring Ouzel or Blackbird, and is located in the middle of a dense bush.
The ring-ouzel is a regular visitor to the open country of Dartmoor, while the dipper haunts many of its streams.Devonshire|Francis A. Knight
In form and movements the Ring Ouzel is a more elegantly shaped bird than the Blackbird.British Birds in their Haunts|Rev. C. A. Johns
A ring-ouzel flies wildly from the rowan-tree, and four or five species of thrushes are among the berries of the shrubs.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson