Definition of True warbler
1. Noun. Small active brownish or greyish Old World birds.
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae
Generic synonyms: Warbler
Specialized synonyms: Blackcap, Silvia Atricapilla, Phylloscopus Sibilatrix, Wood Warbler, Acrocephalus Schoenobaenus, Reedbird, Sedge Bird, Sedge Warbler, Sedge Wren, Wren Warbler, Orthotomus Sutorius, Tailorbird
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Literary usage of True warbler
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The true warbler« are chiefly Old World, visiting the southern Old World in winter, but members of the sub-family occur in New ..."
2. The Birds of Manitoba by Ernest Thompson Seton (1891)
"It is a true Warbler, being seen and heard continually among the trees. Its choice of locality usually causes it to be found chiefly in half-open woods, ..."
3. The Wilson Bulletin by Wilson Ornithological Club, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union, Wilson Ornithological Society (1900)
"... a careful analysis discloses, rather, a true Warbler timbre, obscured as it is. Swainson's "Warbler. ..."
4. Bird Neighbors: An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty by Neltje Blanchan (1904)
"But presently the true warbler characteristic of restless flitting about shows itself. A woodpecker would go over a tree with painstaking, systematic care, ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"... which, although a creeper by name, is a true warbler. It arrives about the twentieth of April, and although most of them pass farther north ..."
6. A Popular Handbook of the Ornithology of Eastern North America by Thomas Nuttall (1896)
"In its habits this bird combines the Creeper and the Flycatcher in true Warbler fashion, picking insects and larvae from the crannies of the bark and from ..."
7. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"On the contrary, a careful analysis discloses, rather, a true Warbler timbre, obscured as it is." (Jones). A nest found by the author June 23, 1908, ..."