wood warbler

noun

Examples of wood warbler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Avid bird watchers can try to spot all 25 different species of the resident wood warblers. Kelsey Fowler, Travel + Leisure, 7 Sep. 2023 Songbirds love the abundant oak trees at Tree Tops, and birders have recorded 17 species of wood warblers, along with spectacular purple gallinules, which love the marshy wetlands. Lois K. Solomon, Sun Sentinel, 10 Apr. 2023 The results are dismal, showing that a staggering 90 percent of the lost populations come from 12 types of birds: American sparrows, wood warblers, blackbirds, and finches. Daisy Hernandez, Popular Mechanics, 26 Sep. 2019 Along with the pine warbler, the yellow-rumped warbler is one of two members of the wood warbler clan that winter in numbers in the Piedmont of the Carolinas. Taylor Piephoff, charlotteobserver, 12 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wood warbler was in 1817

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“Wood warbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20warbler. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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