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Ovenbird

ovenbird

(Science: ornithology) Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit south America and the west Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests.

In the united states, Seiurus aurocapillus; called also golden-crowned thrush.

In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse.


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