eastern bluebird

noun, often capitalized E

Definition of eastern bluebird

: a bluebird (Sialia sialis) chiefly of eastern North America that has a reddish-brown throat and breast

Examples of eastern bluebird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Go on Bluebird Patrol: Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day and learn about eastern bluebirds 1-2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at Frohring Meadows park by taking a walk with GPD Field Naturalist Tami Gingrich. Joan Rusek, cleveland.com, "Local kids eat healthy and teach adults about climate change: Valley Views," 13 May 2018 Betsy Abert, a naturalist with Friends of Grant Park, found a dead eastern bluebird in a box at Grant Park. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Robins, purple martins and other birds in peril from weekend snowstorm," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of eastern bluebird

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Eastern bluebird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eastern%20bluebird. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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