rock thrush

Origin of rock thrush

First recorded in 1775–85
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Historical Examples of rock thrush

  • The chief bird-forms of the high sierra were ravens and choughs, ring-ouzels, rock-thrush and black-chat (Dromolaea leucura).

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    Abel Chapman

  • The rock-thrush is more alpine and confined (here as elsewhere) exclusively to the higher sierra.

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    Abel Chapman

  • The rock-thrush is also endowed with a lovely wild song, quite low and simple, but replete with a fine high-tops quality.

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    Abel Chapman

  • On May 18 we obtained here a nest of the rock-thrush with five beautiful greenish-blue eggs.

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    Abel Chapman