The Redwing, p.156.

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   IS rather less than the thrush; but the upper side of the body is of the same colour; the breast not so much spotted; the coverings of the feathers of the underside of the wings, which in the thrush are yellow, are of orange colour in this bird; by which marks he is generally distinguished. The belly is white, the throat and breast yellowish, marked with dusky spots. He is supposed to be a migratory bird in this island, builds his nest in hedges, and lays six bluish eggs. We cannot praise much the melody of his note. 

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