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warbler

wawrb‚ÄČler

  • n  a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
  • n  a small active songbird

  • The easiest level is forgiving enough for even the most tone-deaf warbler to win a round or two.
  • A dozen other busted species include the European teal (to green-winged teal), Audubon's warbler and the myrtle warbler (to yellow-rumped warbler), the red-shafted, yellow-shafted .
  • He spotted the warbler, stopped the song with a shot.
News & Articles

  • Outdoor Bird Watch
    Named after golden-robed Catholic church officials called protonotarii, the brilliantly yellow-orange prothonotary warbler inhabits woodlands near water.
    June 16, 2013 - Tulsa World
  • Bird Bits: Exhausted, ravenous, the yellow-rumped warblers arrive
    The yellow-rumped warblers arrived a mid-May morning. They were ravenous for the insect hatch that hovered above a puddle by the Airport Dike Trail. A dozen male warblers flitted out from the leafless willows.
    June 14, 2013 - Juneau Empire
Quotes

  • Donovan in Boston Globe (registration)
    There it is. 'Sweet, sweet, sweeter than sweet.' That's a yellow warbler,Donovan said, imitating the call Gette described in the lobby minutes earlier. "It's just so much better to hear it outside. It all makes me feel like I'm in the...
  • Marie Winn in Wall Street Journal
    We didn't feel sad at all,Ms. Winn writes. "We joked around about Charles's devotion to the stunning warbler. Who else would have chosen such a hard-to-spell name for his e-mail address?"
  • Kenn Kaufman in Houston Chronicle
    The chat is classifed as a warbler, but it is larger than other warblers and Kenn Kaufman in Lives of North American Birds says it "suggests a cross between a warbler and a mockingbird."

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