Definition of Turdus viscivorus
1. Noun. Large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries.
Generic synonyms: Thrush
Group relationships: Genus Turdus, Turdus
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Literary usage of Turdus viscivorus
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1. British Song Birds: Being Popular Descriptions and Anecdotes of the by Neville Wood (1836)
"MISSEL THRUSH, Turdus viscivorus, WILL. As patriots guard their country from the steps Of ... Turdus viscivorus, LINN. Syst.—LATH. Ind. Orn.—Analyst, No. ..."
2. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"(Turdus viscivorus.) THE Missel Thrush, so called from its feeding on the berries of the misletoe, differs but little from the Song Thrush, except in size. ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"Screech, (i) The Missel Thrush, Turdus viscivorus (A.).— NW (2) Cypselus apus, ... The Missel Thrush, Turdus viscivorus (Birds of Wilts, p. i29). ..."
4. Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds by George Montagu, James Rennie (1831)
"MIRE DRUM.—A name for the Bittern. MIRE SNIPE—A name for the Snipe. MISSEL THRUSH (Turdus viscivorus, RAY.) •Turdus viscivorus. Linn. Syst. I. p. 291.—Gmel. ..."
5. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Wiltshire by George Edward Dartnell, Edward Hungerford Goddard (1893)
"Screech, (i) The Missel Thrush, Turdus viscivorus (A.). ... The Missel Thrush, Turdus viscivorus (Birds of Wilts, p. 129).—SW (Sutton Benger. ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1895)
"Turdus viscivorus. Rare, but regular; perhaps 20 a year could be taken. 25. Turdus musicus. Commonest Thrush; 100 to 1000 taken some days. 26. ..."