ring ouzel


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ring ouzel

n.
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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North coast headlands witnessed a steady movement of birds, best on the Great Orme where Lapland Bunting, Hawfinch, Woodlark, Ring Ouzel, Cetti's Warbler and Richard's Pipit were recorded.
These include 71 sightings of ring ouzel, an upland bird specialist, which will inform a North Pennines bird 'atlas'.
I came in search of ring ouzel, a rare mountain cousin of the I came in search of ring ouzel, a rare mountain cousin of the common blackbird.
Red grouse have declined 48% and four species - teal, peregrine, ring ouzel and black headed gull are now extinct in this area.
At first glance, the ring ouzel could be confused with a blackbird.
Only the ring ouzel leaves Great Britain for long migrations.
Endangered lapwing, curlew, golden plover, ring ouzel, merlin, black grouse and grey partridge all fare far better on moorland with gamekeepers.
The moors are home to bird species, such as merlin, golden plover, curlew, peregrine falcon, lapwing, dunlin snipe, redshank, common sand-piper, short -eared owl, whinchat, wheatear, ring ouzel and twite.
43 (450m): Surf Queen, Penny's Stinger, Russanda Elliot (M), Curryhills Dropy (M), Ring Ouzel (M), Dance Vidic (W).
Species suffering large population drops include the curlew, golden plover, chough, peregrine and ring ouzel.
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