Bush chat

(Zool.) a bird of the genus Pratincola, of the Thrush family.
(Zool.) See under Bush.

See also: Bush, Chat

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Perhaps the most spectacular colonist from the south over recent years has been the Black Bush Chat or Robin.
Already in his photo archives of the day, he'd managed to click a Siberian Bush chat, a Glossy Ibis, and those eagles that had swooped down on to the flamingos.
The present study deals with the physical characteristics and sociobiological significance of different call types used by the Pied Bush Chat Saxicola caprata.
Keywords: Call repertoires, Pied Bush Chat, Saxicola caprata, tropical bird.
The Pied Bush Chat (Order Passeriformes, Family Muscicapidae) is a tropical songbird found in open habitats including scrub, grassland and cultivated areas.
Male Pied Bush Chat deliver complex song repertoires during dawn in the breeding season to mediate social relationships with neighbouring males to proclaim an established territory (Sethi et al., 2011a,b).
Pied Bush Chat mainly nest in ground vegetation and these grasses help conceal the nest (Kumar, 2010).
Study area was visited once a week during the breeding season (March to July) of the Pied Bush Chat and at least once a month during rest of the year.
The call repertoire of Pied Bush Chat was found to consist of five distinct types of calls produced under different circumstances.
Male Pied Bush Chat uses complex song repertoires also during dawn to defend the territory (Sethi et al., 2011b, 2012).
Bush chats to rival Kerry after the debate -o but what's that creasing his suit?; Picture: REUTERS
VIP VISIT: President Bush chats to six year-old Ada Huang on a visit to schools in New York