What is another word for redwing?

131 synonyms found


[ ɹˈɛdwɪŋ], [ ɹˈɛdwɪŋ], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_d_w_ɪ_ŋ]

Redwing is a bird that belongs to the thrush family. It is a migratory bird with a distinctive reddish-brown color on its wings and sides, along with a distinctive white eye stripe and a yellow patch on its bill. The bird's scientific name, Turdus iliacus, reflects its reddish-brown coloration. Some synonyms for redwing that relate to its coloration include rufous-winged thrush, red-tinted bird, rust-colored fowl, and crimson-winged songster. Other synonyms that describe its behavior and habitat include swamp-blackbird, marsh-robin, and reed-piper. The redwing is a well-known bird across Europe, Asia, and North America and is an essential part of the ecosystem it inhabits.

How to use "Redwing" in context?

Often called the "king of the birds," the redwing is the most widespread woodpecker found in North America. With a wingspan of nearly two feet, these birds are among the biggest and heaviest in the bird world. Redwings are found in all parts of the United States and Canada, as well as in parts of Central America and the Caribbean.

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