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  • noun Plural form of fieldfare.

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Examples

  • But there was a rise in countryside birds such as fieldfares, yellowhammers, redwings and bullfinches, which are normally found in fields, farmland trees and hedgerows, the charity said.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • Together with relatively common species such as fieldfares and redwings, there have been invasions of seed-eaters such as siskins, reed buntings and yellowhammers.

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  • The day was ideal for the birds I'd seen: a fine harvest of bright red berries for the fieldfares and clear skies with perfect visibility for the hunting eyes of the raptors.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • I'd heard fieldfares in a tall hedge making that strange conspiratorial hissing call to each other and, as their arrival from the north is such a signature event for autumn proper, I thought I'd wander over and pay my respects.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • He had also seen fieldfares foraging in his garden.

    Country diary: Yeo Valley, Somerset

  • The redwings, fieldfares and blackbirds which dived in from Scandinavia to join the stay-at-home thrush tribes always rifled through the holly trees here.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • Soon the fieldfares and redwings will come in to share the bounty and the Washes will play home to great flocks of yellow-beaked swans that have forsaken the tundra of Russia for the relative warmth of the Fens.

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  • I look out from my desk window to a stand of tall ashes in whose bare waving tops dozens of fieldfares perch for hours and roost each winter.

    Wildwood

  • I look out from my desk window to a stand of tall ashes in whose bare waving tops dozens of fieldfares perch for hours and roost each winter.

    Wildwood

  • Soon the fieldfares and redwings will come in to share the bounty and the Washes will play home to great flocks of yellow-beaked swans that have forsaken the tundra of Russia for the relative warmth of the Fens.

    Archive 2007-10-14

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