- either of two North American warblers, Seirus noveboracensis or S. motacilla, usually living near streams.
Origin of water thrush
Examples from the Web for water thrush
Historical Examples of water thrush
It was the Louisiana water-thrush, but might have been the pipes of Pan, so wild and woodland was it.In the Open
Stanton Davis Kirkham
Water-wagtail, small, or water-thrush (Seiurus noveboracensis).Locusts and Wild Honey
Another bird which has interested me here is the Louisiana water-thrush, called also large-billed water-thrush, and water-wagtail.
It proved to be the small, or Northern, water-thrush (called also the New York water-thrush)—a new bird to me.
It proved to be the small, or northern, water-thrush (called also the New York water-thrush),—a new bird to me.A Year in the Fields
- either of two North American warblers, Seiurus motacilla or S. noveboracensis, having a brownish back and striped underparts and tending to occur near water