ring ouzel

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Related to ring ouzels: Turdus torquatus

ring ouzel

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A migratory Eurasian songbird (Turdus torquatus), the male of which is black with a white crescent across the breast. Also called ouzel.

ring ouzel

n
(Animals) 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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Noun1.ring ouzel - European thrush common in rocky areasring ouzel - European thrush common in rocky areas; the male has blackish plumage with a white band around the neck
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae
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Other coastal sightings include a Richard's Pipit at RSPB South Stack, Lapland Buntings at Cemlyn Bay and the Great Orme, Hobby at Carmel Head, Dartford Warbler at Uwchmynydd, and Ring Ouzels on the Little Orme, Holyhead and Safn Pant.
Rare wildlife includes otters, red grouse, golden plovers, curlews, ring ouzels and peregrine falcons.
It is also the home of red kites, buzzards, dippers, peregrine falcons and ravens, with seasonal visits from ring ouzels and redstarts.
uk, A remote, wild landscape with rare plants, peregrine falcons, ring ouzels and feral goats makes this reserve one of Scotland's upland jewels, with the star attraction being a dramatic 200ft waterfall.
Ring ouzels, the mountain blackbird, have been returning to upland nesting areas, hopefully to be recorded by RSPB surveyors completing a UK census.
Two pairs of ring ouzels had been spotted breeding at Dove Stone Reservoir.
RING ouzels are winging their way to the moors and hills to breed as they return from tropical Africa.
The current UK population of ring ouzels is now likely to be between 6,000 and 7,500 pairs.
Eggs from song thrushes thinned 6 percent, mistle thrushes 4 percent, and ring ouzels 2 percent.
AFTER a slow start, a deluge of birds dropped on North Wales at the weekend, with Ring Ouzels the stars.
Ring Ouzels arrived at coastal sites such as the Great Orme, Wirral and Bardsey before heading inland to their upland summer territories.
The project will focus on the fastest declining bird species including corn buntings, yellow wagtails, skylarks, ring ouzels and twite.