Definition of Lesser whitethroat
1. Noun. Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but smaller.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Whitethroat
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, ..."