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Related to ouzel: water ouzel, ring ouzel

ouzel

, ousel
1. short for ring ouzel or water ouzel (see dipper)
2. an archaic name for the (European) blackbird
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In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Ouzel has praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's prosperity and development under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.
THE spring passage of birds continues unabated in Cleveland with several ring ouzels noted among the arrivals.
In 2012, a licensed bird ringer monitoring ring ouzel nests at Stanhope Moor discovered that three ring ouzel chicks in a nest had been 'close ringed'.
Wilfy Wells has excelled round this venue in the past and the 3 Steps To Glory finalist should make a bold bid for glory from what could be a good make-up clad in the stripes in the first of the 500m opens at 7.43pm, while in-form Ring Ouzel (7.58) and progressive pup Droopys Victor can boss their respective contests.
co.uk Birds of prey and others such as the ring ouzel breed in Craig Cerrig Gleisaid; spot rare nocturnal birds include owls and nightjar at night; survey the sensory adaptations of endangered British bats; forage for common lizards, adders and slow-worms; hunt for rare orchids around Kenfig National Nature Reserve; and comb Southerndown Beach for fossils and the elusive chough The common blue butterfly at Southerndown
She is a river guide with Ouzel Outfitters, and he is a nursing student at Central Oregon Community College and a member of the Mount Bachelor Ski Patrol.
Wildlife groups are already mourning one of the first casualties of climate change - the ring ouzel which once frequented the Long Mynd in Shropshire.
Walsh could also be on the mark with Rare Ouzel in the 0-109 handicap chase.
I've picked up a really good ride in the Grand National Trial, RARE OUZEL, although it means having to work hard to get down to my minimum weight, 10-4.
The Tote Ireland Handicap Hurdle is a most open contest and it could pay to side with the lightly weighted Rare Ouzel (1.50).
In 1695, Dublin merchants sent the large galley Ouzel with oars, brass canons, and 37 men to trade in the eastern Mediterranean.
The American dipper, called the water ouzel in England, is indeed singular: It is America's only aquatic songbird, at home darting about in the air or walking on the bottom of a frothy stream looking for food.