thrush nightingale

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Noun1.Thrush nightingale - large nightingale of eastern Europethrush nightingale - large nightingale of eastern Europe
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Luscinia, Luscinia - nightingales
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For thrush nightingales traveling from Sweden to southern Africa, the cue for a life-saving eating binge may come from changes that birds sense in the magnetic field, propose Thord Fransson of the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm and his colleagues.
Thrush nightingales, or Luscina luscina, don't flock to migrate, explains Fransson.
Scientists found that thrush nightingales subjected to a magnetic field simulating the one in northern Egypt began stocking up on food.