Bicknell's thrush

Bick·​nell's thrush | \ ˈbik-nəlz-, -ˌnelz- \
variants: or less commonly bicknell thrush \ ˈbik-​nəl-​ , -​ˌnel-​ \

Definition of Bicknell's 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

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History and Etymology for Bicknell's thrush

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

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“Bicknell's thrush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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