Bicknell's thrush


Bick·​nell's thrush
variants or less commonly bicknell thrush
: a small slender-billed thrush (Hylocichla minima bicknelli) of upland areas of northeastern North America that is olive-brown above and buffy-white below

Word History


probably after Eugene P. Bicknell †1925 American botanist and ornithologist

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“Bicknell's thrush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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