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  • n. Plural form of ouzel.

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Examples

  • They were thrushes—redwings, robins, ring ouzels—and all heading south from their northern breeding grounds, the ouzels on their way all the way to a warmer winter around the Mediterranean, the redwings and robins to us, a milder British winter from their northern breeding grounds.

    A Year on the Wing

  • He said a pair of ring ouzels were on one of the far banks.

    A Year on the Wing

  • They were already on their way to becoming one of my favorite birds; from then on, down to today, I could never see too many ring ouzels.

    A Year on the Wing

  • “To hunt coneys, and to hawk at ouzels!” said the Regent, smiling; “for such are the sports of ladies and their followers.”

    The Abbot

  • Birds -- great kingfisher, diver snappet, white-pated rumped chats, no ouzels.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Tiny water ouzels bathed and played in the pools in shallow rocks.

    Through Glacier Park: Seeing America First with Howard Eaton

  • The young ouzels kept very still; occasionally one of them would half raise its head.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The nests built by grey-winged ouzels vary considerably in structure.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Many ouzels 'nests are placed on the stumps of pollard trees, and in such cases the shoots which grow out of the stump often serve to hide the nest from view.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The rain put a final end to my observations on that nest, as I had to leave Naini Tal on the following day -- an event which caused more sorrow to me than to the ouzels!

    Birds of the Indian Hills

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