On the other hand, the hare, grey partridge (Perdix cinerea), hedgehog, quail, lark, rook and stork find their way into the coniferous region as the forests are cleared.
2 This is the more noteworthy as the district in which he was born and educated is almost the only part of Italy in which the rook breeds.
About the size of a rook, its most FIG.
"Well, young cavalryman, how is my Rook behaving?" he asked.
"Let anyone come my way now," thought Rostov driving his spurs into Rook and letting him go at a full gallop so that he outstripped the others.
(Rook was a young horse Telyanin had sold to Rostov.)
Rook pulled at the reins and started of his own accord.
Rook tried to rise on his forelegs but fell back, pinning his rider's leg.