Stormcock

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Storm´cock`


n.1.(Zool.) The missel thrush.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The berries are eagerly devoured By storm cock and the thrush, or scattered on the forest floor When equinoctial gales do rush.
It is sometimes called the Storm Cock because of its habit of singing in bad weather but it gets its common name because it likes to eat mistletoe berries.