Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small European flycatcher, Muscicapa gricola, that often nests on a beam in a building.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small European flycatcher (Muscicapa grisola), so called because it often nests on a beam in a building.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name sometimes given to the spotted flycatcher, Muscicapa grisola, because it often builds its nest on the projecting end of a beam or rafter in a building.
  • n. A provincial name for the petty-chaps or garden-warbler, Sylvia hortensis.

Etymologies

beam +‎ bird (Wiktionary)

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