Cicadas sang in the trees near them, and a mockingbird mimicked its feathered friends.
White and black feathered arrows suddenly poured from the surrounding forest.
Among the wild animals found in the mountains are elephant, rhinoceros, bison and various kinds of feathered game.
Between 70 and 80 species have already been described, many of them the most gorgeously adorned, and others, such as the Pteridophora albertisi, the most wonderful of feathered creatures.
Alone were the Creator, the Former, the Ruler, the Feathered Serpent, they who give being and whose name is Gucumatz.
The feathered tribes are everywhere abundant in the fields, woods and marshes.
When feathered or provided with secondary barbs the setae will respond to movements or vibrations in the surrounding water, and have been supposed to have an auditory function.
Thereafter various persons who had paid the excise tax, or had assisted in collecting it, were tarred and feathered or had their houses or barns burned.
Feathered game is abundant.
Its bill is shorter than its head; its tarsi are reticulated instead of scutellated in front, with the upper part feathered instead of being bare; and the plumage of its body and wings is very different, each feather being tipped with a distinct whitish band, while that of the head and neck is greyishbrown.
Here the cylindrical type of hut prevails; clothing is of skin or leather but is very scanty; iron ornaments are worn in profusion; arrows are not feathered; shields of hide, spears with leather sheaths are found and also fighting bracelets.
Next day the young phoenix is already feathered; on the third day his pinions are full grown, he salutes the priest and flies away.