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《細鳥》

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1 細鳥:
漢元封五年,勒畢國貢細鳥,以方尺玉籠盛數百頭,大如蠅。其狀如鸚鵡,聞聲數里,如黃鵠之音。國人常以此鳥候時,亦名曰候蟲。上得之,放於宮內,旬日之間,不知所止,惜甚,求不復得。明年,此鳥復來集於帷幄之上,或入衣袖,因更名曰蟬鳥。宮人婕妤等皆悅之,但有此鳥集於衣上者,輒蒙愛幸。武帝末,稍稍自死,人尤愛其皮,服其皮者,多為男子媚也。出《洞冥記》

URN: ctp:taiping-guangji/463/xiniao