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  • n. Plural form of bobolink.


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  • There we are not called bobolinks and the people of the South never listen for our songs.

    Stories of Birds

  • I actually believed that the birdsthe larks, bobolinks, blackbirds, and swallows that Bonnie, a nature buff, once pointed out as they bopped around in the treeswere talking up a storm.

    Dark Dude

  • The aim of the planter was to harvest the rice before the arrival of rice-eating bobolinks, or rice birds.

    History of American Women

  • When I bought my farm, I did not know what a bargain I had in the bluebirds, bobolinks, and thrushes; as little did I know what sublime mornings and sunsets I was buying.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Like bobolinks, lazuli buntings, mountain plovers and a few others.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • The trees were full of birds: bobolinks, and cat-birds, and yellow-hammers, and golden robins, and sometimes a thrush, for the afternoon was wearing late.

    The White Rose Road

  • Here the bobolinks were sojourning -- visitors from

    The Black Phantom

  • Their gaudy plumage contrasted strongly with the sombre, spotted attire of the bobolinks.

    The Black Phantom

  • The orioles were flaming in the old orchards; the bobolinks were tossing themselves about in the long meadows of timothy, daisies, and patches of clover.

    Our Holidays Their Meaning and Spirit; retold from St. Nicholas

  • A hard-cash customer was about as common as bobolinks in December.

    The Knights of the White Shield Up-the-Ladder Club Series, Round One Play


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