Whistling

Definition of Whistling

Whis´tling
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Whistle, v.
Whistling buoy
(Naut.) See under Buoy.
Whistling coot
(Zool.) the American black scoter.
Whistling Dick
a - (Zool.) An Australian shrike thrush (Colluricincla Selbii).
b - The song thrush.
Whistling duck
a - (Zool.) The golden-eye.
b - A tree duck.
Whistling eagle
(Zool.) a small Australian eagle (Haliastur sphenurus); - called also whistling hawk, and little swamp eagle.
Whistling plover
a - (Zool.) The golden plover.
b - The black-bellied, or gray, plover.
Whistling snipe
(Zool.) the American woodcock.
Whistling swan
a - (Zool.) The European whooper swan; - called also wild swan, and elk.
b - An American swan (Olor columbianus). See under Swan.
Whistling teal
(Zool.) a tree duck, as Dendrocygna awsuree of India.
Whistling thrush
a - (Zool.) Any one of several species of singing birds of the genus Myiophonus, native of Asia, Australia, and the East Indies. They are generally black, glossed with blue, and have a patch of bright blue on each shoulder. Their note is a loud and clear whistle.
b - The song thrush.

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