- a common, European songbird, Turdus philomelos.
Origin of song thrush
Examples from the Web for song thrush
Historical Examples of song thrush
Here, with the first dawn of spring, when the catkins hang on the hazels, the song-thrush begins to pipe.Lancashire
Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
The Song-Thrush and Blackbird have been successfully introduced, and they are common in suburban gardens.An Australian Bird Book
John Albert Leach
The recent increase of the missel-thrush in parts of Scotland has caused the decrease of the song-thrush.On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
The notes of the blackbird are rich and full, but monotonous as compared with those of the song-thrush.
Every mild day in November the thrushes sing; there are meadows where one may be certain to hear the song-thrush.Nature Near London
- a common Old World thrush, Turdus philomelos, that has a brown back and spotted breast and is noted for its song