Definition of Wheatear

1. Noun. Small songbird of northern America and Eurasia having a distinctive white rump.

Generic synonyms: Thrush
Group relationships: Genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe



Definition of Wheatear

1. n. A small European singing bird (Saxicola œnanthe). The male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each side. Called also checkbird, chickell, dykehopper, fallow chat, fallow finch, stonechat, and whitetail.

2. n. A small European singing bird (Saxicola œnanthe). The male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each side. Called also checkbird, chickell, dykehopper, fallow chat, fallow finch, stonechat, and whitetail.

Definition of Wheatear

1. Noun. Any of various passerine birds of the genus ''Oenanthe'' that feed on insects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wheatear

1. a small bird of northern regions [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wheatear

1. A small European singing bird (Saxicola oenanthe). The male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each side. Synonym: checkbird, chickell, dykehopper, fallow chat, fallow finch, stonechat, and whitetail. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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