Definition of American water ouzel
1. Noun. A water ouzel of western North America.
Generic synonyms: Dipper, Water Ouzel
Group relationships: Cinclus, Genus Cinclus
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Literary usage of American water ouzel
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1. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"The american water ouzel, a grayish, slate-colored bird, which has the aquatic habits of a duck and the tilting movements of a sandpiper, ..."
2. The New Student's Reference Work for Teachers, Students and Families by Chandler Belden Beach, Frank Morton McMurry (1917)
"The American water-ouzel resembles a catbird in appearance, is solitary in its habits, and lives along the banks of dashing streams. ..."
3. Resources and Development of the Territory of Washington: Message ;and by Watson Carvosso Squire, Washington (State) (1886)
"... 218 Russet-backed thrush Wb |245 Dwarf thrush Eb i249 American robin iEb, Wb 260 Varied robin |E, W 261 Sage thrasher ;Eb 261b american water ouzel iEb, ..."
4. Cruise of the Revenue Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in by United States Revenue-Cutter Service, John Muir, Edward William Nelson, Irving Collins Rosse, Tarleton Hoffman Bean (1883)
"THE american water ouzel. Throughout the year, along the sparkling streams which descend in a series of cascades from the summits of the mountains on the ..."