from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The wood-chat.
- noun An African shrike of the genus Prionops.
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In October the pied chat and the wood-shrike frequently make sweet melody.
These are the wood-shrike, the minivet and the cuckoo-shrike.
Both the grey shrike and the wood-shrike begin nesting operations in
Still more melodious is the call of the wood-shrike, which is frequently heard at this season, and indeed during the greater part of the year.
The wood-shrike (_Tephrodornis pondicerianus_) is an ashy-brown bird of the size of a sparrow with a broad white eyebrow.