Definition of Lesser whitethroat

1. Noun. Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but smaller.

Exact synonyms: Sylvia Curruca, Whitethroat
Generic synonyms: Warbler

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Whitethroat

lesser scaup
lesser scaup duck
lesser sciatic notch
lesser spearwort
lesser splanchnic nerve
lesser spotted woodpecker
lesser spotted woodpeckers
lesser superficial petrosal nerve
lesser supraclavicular fossa
lesser trochanter
lesser tubercle of humerus
lesser tuberosity of humerus
lesser twayblade
lesser tympanic spine
lesser whitethroat (current term)
lesser wing of sphenoid bone
lesser wintergreen
lesser yellow trefoil
lesser yellowlegs
lesser zygomatic muscle
lesson plan

Literary usage of Lesser whitethroat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1853)
"The lesser whitethroat is found throughout the southern and eastern counties of England, and becomes more rare to the westward and northward. ..."

2. The smaller British birds by Henry Gardiner Adams (1874)
"The favourite resorts of the lesser whitethroat are thick hedges, copses, thickets, orchards, and gardens, but especially the latter, where it feeds on the ..."

3. Our Summer Migrants: An Account of the Migratory Birds which Pass the Summer by James Edmund Harting (1877)
"Mr. Rodd, in his " List of Birds" before quoted, says the lesser whitethroat is only seen, in Cornwall during the autumn migration, and then only ..."

4. Wild Nature's Ways by Richard Kearton (1903)
"lesser whitethroat ON NEST. Not long ago I had an incubating member of this species under daily observation, and when I visited her one morning, ..."

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