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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Other birds in the area include meadow pipit, ring ouzel from Morocco, red and black grouse and occasionally the dotterel.
The ffridd areas around Troedrhiwdrain are a haven for declining bird species including ring ouzel, red grouse and cuckoo.
Small numbers of Fieldfare have come too, and there is also the prospect of a Scandinavian Ring Ouzel too, such as one on the Great Orme last week.
While lapwing, curlew, golden plover, ring ouzel, merlin and black grouse are in serious decline elsewhere, they can still be found in good numbers on our moors.
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.
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.