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Related to whinchats: Saxicola rubetra
A small brownish songbird (Saxicola rubetra) of Eurasia and Africa, having a buff breast and a broad white stripe above the eye.
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(Animals) an Old World songbird, Saxicola rubetra, having a mottled brown-and-white plumage with pale cream underparts: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
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a small Old World thrush, Saxicola rubetra, having a buff-colored breast and white patches in the tail.
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whinchat[ˈwɪnˌtʃæt] n (Zool) → staccino
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