woodchat


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Woodchat \Wood"chat`\, n. (Zool.)
      (a) Any one of several species of Asiatic singing birds
          belonging to the genera Ianthia and Larvivora.
          They are closely allied to the European robin. The
          males are usually bright blue above, and more or less
          red or rufous beneath.
      (b) A European shrike (Enneoctonus rufus). In the male
          the head and nape are rufous red; the back, wings, and
          tail are black, varied with white.
          [1913 Webster]
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