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  • n. Plural form of blackbird.


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  • One of the reasons the flight of the blackbirds is nearly impossible to miss while walking along the shore is due to the sound overhead.

    One for the birds in Ajijic, Mexico

  • I call the blackbirds the "Rock 'n' Roll Band" of the avian kingdom, you'll hear why.

    Sun tanning.....

  • I hear again blackbirds and thrushes in the hedges, and see again bluebells spilling out from the oak woods and over the velvet turf like a creaming of blue water.

    Chapter 15

  • The blackbirds were his, as the sunshine and the breeze were his, for they all belonged to the day which was his birthday and therefore most surely his.


  • The blackbirds are the thrushes 'masters, and drive them from any morsel they fancy.

    Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies

  • Now the "blackbirds" are spreading their wings into the curatorial realm.

    Blackbird Singing in the City Night

  • Between the poor position of the sun, my crappy binoculars and my inability to ID icterids, I don't know what kind of blackbirds they were.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Now, unless terrorists have devised a plan for using predatory wildlife such as blackbirds, coyotes, and cormorants to inflict agents of mass destruction on the American public, I am at a loss to explain what possible role Wildlife Services would play in the new Department of Homeland Security. posted by John L. Trapp at

    BIRDS ETCETERA—Birds, Birding, Birders, and Birdwatching

  • I must add one more; for the Passerine, or Sparrow group includes most of the small birds, such as blackbirds and thrushes, nightingales and swallows, larks and magpies, linnets and humming-birds, and I cannot tell how many more "feathered fowl."

    Twilight and Dawn Simple Talks on the Six Days of Creation

  • These were the only "blackbirds" we secured on that voyage from Rook

    The Call Of The South 1908


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