Definition of American water ouzel

1. Noun. A water ouzel of western North America.

Exact synonyms: Cinclus Mexicanus
Generic synonyms: Dipper, Water Ouzel
Group relationships: Cinclus, Genus Cinclus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Water Ouzel

American spicebush
American spikenard
American state
American sweet chestnut
American sweet gum
American sweetgum
American sweetgums
American sycamore
American tarantula
American toad
American trypanosomiasis
American turkey oak
American twinflower
American wall fern
American water ouzel
American water shrew
American water spaniel
American watercress
American white birch
American white oak
American white pine
American widgeon
American widgeons
American wire gauge
American wistaria
American wisteria
American woodcock
American wormseed

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 ..."

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