Definition of Saxicola rubetra
1. Noun. Brown-and-buff European songbird of grassy meadows.
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Literary usage of Saxicola rubetra
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1. Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds by George Montagu, James Rennie (1831)
"... America and Bengal, which were in every respect the same as those killed in Europe.* WHINCHAT (Saxicola rubetra, BECHSTEIN.) •Saxicola rubetra, Metier ..."
2. The Zoologist: A Popular Miscellany of Natural History by Edward Newman (1844)
""To the whin-chat (Saxicola rubetra), which is annually becoming less frequent in this neighbourhood, I may add the sedge-warbler (Locustella ..."