Geese, duck and teal are abundant.
Here vast numbers of ducks, geese, swans and pelicans resort every year.
While she was out doing chores, she had seen several flocks of geese flying overhead, traveling south in chevron flight.
Large numbers of geese and poultry are kept.
Immense numbers of ducks and geese were reared.
Among other game birds are prairie-chickens, ducks, geese, swan, brant, sandhill crane and snipe.
I saw great big turkeys, geese, guineas, ducks and many others.
Wild geese and ducks, grouse, partridges, snipe, woodcock, quails, widgeons and teal are plentiful all over the country, and in recent years preserves have been largely stocked with pheasants.
The avifauna is varied and abundant, comprising eagles, vultures (protected by law), hawks, owls, pelicans, cranes, turkeys, geese, partridges " (called quail or " Bob White " elsewhere), ducks, &c., besides numerous smaller species, many of which are brilliant of plumage but harsh of voice.
Swan, geese and brant winter on the coast.
Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.
There are also many kinds of game birds, pigeons, ducks, geese, plovers and quails.
Her bed looked as if a flock of geese had combusted over it, and she counted at least ten dead pillows.
The known fauna comprise boars, bears, deer, swans, geese, pheasants and quail.
Geese abound particularly round Leipzig and in Upper Lusatia, poultry about Bautzen.
Ducks and geese frequent it in the spring and fall, the white-bellied swallows (Hirundo bicolor) skim over it, and the peetweets (Totanus macularius) "teeter" along its stony shores all summer.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
The pigs and fowls of the Bresse and the geese and turkeys of the Dombes are largely exported.
Flocks of geese and other birds come to the islands from the north (Bunge and Toll), as also the gull Lestris pomarina, which feeds chiefly on the lemming.
There are many varieties of birds to be found in the woods of the Bahamas; they include flamingoes and the beautiful hummingbird, as well as wild geese, ducks, pigeons, hawks, green parrots and doves.
Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.
For birds it is chiefly used of geese; and for other animals most generally of sheep and goats.
Geese, ducks, cranes, pelicans and gulls are very numerous in the autumn months.
From time to time upon the Rio Grande may be seen ducks, wild geese, swans, cranes, herons and gulls.
As it grew darker, I was startled by the honking of geese flying low over the woods, like weary travellers getting in late from Southern lakes, and indulging at last in unrestrained complaint and mutual consolation.
The birds include the ostrich, marabout, vultures, kites, hawks, ground hornbill, great bustard, guinea fowl, partridge, lesser bustard, quail, snipe, duck, widgeon, teal, geese of various kinds, paraquets, doves, blue, bronze and green pigeons, and many others.
Pheasants, ducks, geese and snipe are abundant, and Dr C. Collingwood in his Naturalist's Rambles in the China Seas mentions .Ardea prasinosceles and other species of herons, several species of fly-catchers, kingfishers, shrikes and larks, the black drongo, the Cotyle sinensis and the Prinia sonitans.
Among the lakes, sloughs and stubble-fields of the prairies, teal, ducks, coots and geese are found in abundance.
The list consists of oxen, sheep, geese, hens, honey, ale, loaves, cheese, butter, fodder, salmon and eels.
The city was sacked and burnt; but the Capitol itself withstood a siege of more than six months, saved from surprise on one occasion only by the wakefulness of the sacred geese and the courage of Marcus Manlius.
"This," he writes, "is the name for a yelping sound heard at night, more or less resembling the cry of hounds or yelping of dogs, probably due to large flocks of wild geese which chance to be flying by night."
Large flocks of geese are kept in the moist lowlands; their flesh is salted for domestic consumption during the winter, and their feathers are prepared for sale.
He descried the land near Cape St Augustine, and sailed along the coast as The Portu- far as the river Amazon, whence he proceeded to the geese in mouth of the Orinoco.
Large herds of geese and pigeons are reared, while hunting and fishing constitute also important resources.
Geese and ducks of different sorts were bred in countless numbers by the farmers, also pigeons and quails, and in the early ages cranes.
The ruffed grouse (or "partridge") is the most common of game birds, but woodcock, ducks and geese are quite common.
There is also a considerable export trade in geese and eggs.
Game birds include ducks, geese, plovers, snipe, loons, grebes, terns, rails, the woodcock and the ruffed grouse; quails are scarce except on Long Island, where a number or young birds are liberated each year, and by the same mea 's a supply of pheasants is maintained in some parts of the state.
They catch puffins, fulmar petrels, guillemots, razorbirds, Manx shearwaters and solan geese both for their oil and for food.
When geese were first introduced into Bogota they laid few eggs at long intervals, and few of the young survived.
The precipitous parts are frequented by large flocks of solan geese and other sea birds.
Here, too, breed many species of ducks, the mallard, gadwall, baldpate, three species of teal, shoveler, pintail, hooded mergansers, and Canada geese; other ducks and geese are migrants only.
The inhabitants raise some cattle, and Riigen has long been famous for its geese; but the only really considerable industry is fishing, - the herring-fishery being especially important.
The birds include eagles - some are called lammervangers from their occasional attacks on young lambs - vultures, hawks, kites, owls, crows, ravens, the secretary bird, cranes, a small white heron, quails, partridges, korhaans, wild geese, duck, and guineafowl, swallows, finches, starlings, the mossie or Cape sparrow, and the widow bird, noted for the length of its tail in summer.
skein of geese in flight.
Ducks, divers, geese, gulls, all the Russian species of snipes and sandpipers (Limicolae, Tringae), &c., swarm on the marshes of the tundras and on the crags of the Lapland coast.
(From the original in the Museum of Zoology of the University of Cambridge.) parrot, of ducks, pigeons, rails, herons, geese and of a dwarf darter, Plotus nanus, all sub-fossil, now extinct.
For example, on the surface of a shibuichi box-lid we see the backs of a flock of geese chiselled in silver, and when the lid is opened, their breasts and the under-sides of their pinions appear.
As to the manual rites of the daily cult, all that can here be said is that incense, purifications and anointings with various Oils played a large part; the sacrifices consisted chiefly of slaughtered oxen and geese; burnt offerings were a very late innovation.
There are also wild duck, geese and other water fowl, hawk's bill, laggerheads and partridges.
Bears, wolves, foxes, goats (kokmet), wild sheep (arkharis), lizards, earth-rats, and a small rodent (teshikan), with ravens, eagles, wild ducks and wild geese are the other varieties principally encountered.
In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
Some fine examples, such as the geese from Mdflm, show that such work kept pace with the reliefs; but most of the fresco-work has perished, and there are few instances of line drawing.
There are numerous species in these sheltered channels, inlets and sounds of geese, ducks, swans, cormorants, ibises, bitterns, red-beaks, curlew, snipe, plover and moorhens.
Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.
Geese and cranes, chicory, mildew, thistles, cleavers, caltrops, darnel and shade are farmer's enemies.
Of small game, hares, jungle fowl, peacocks, partridges, snipe, woodcock, wild ducks and geese, and green pigeons are numerous in the tarai, and jungle fowl and pheasants in the hills.
The first white settlers found great numbers of buffaloes, deer, elks, geese, ducks, turkeys and partridges, also many bears, panthers, lynx, wolves, foxes, beavers, otters, minks, musk-rats, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, woodchucks, opossums and A I .° Longitude West 89 Greenwich C E Fayette, ?
He talked at large of the "purple geese of the Capitol" and met the remonstrances of Cardinal Zelada, the papal secretary of state, with insults.
The manufacture of machinery, amber articles, tobacco and cigars, and bricks, with some iron-founding, linen-weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Stolpe, are the chief industrial occupations of the inhabitants, who also carry on trade in grain, cattle, spirits, timber, fish and geese.
for the breeding season, and at certain parts of the sea-coast the rocks are covered with millions of guillemots, while great flocks of ducks of various sorts, geese and swans swarm every summer on the valleys and lakes of the south.
Cattle-rearing is not so well developed as agriculture, but great flocks of geese are reared, especially in the south, and bee-cultivation constitutes another important industry.
Among the game birds are quails ("Bob White"), "partridges" (ruffed grouse), ducks, geese, woodcocks, snipes and plovers.
Geese, ducks and other water fowl frequent the lakes and bays in the migratory season, and eagles, gulls, hawks, kingfishers, owls, plover, woodcock, " partridge " (ruffed grouse), robins, orioles, bobolinks, blue birds, swallows, sparrows, and many other insectivorous birds are common.
On his pages, close beside the Parthenon, the Sphinx, St Paul's, Etna and Vesuvius, you will find the White Mountains, Monadnock, Agiocochook, Katandin, the pickerelweed in bloom, the wild geese honking through the sky, the chick-a-dee braving the snow, Wall Street and State Street, cotton-mills, railroads and Quincy granite.
Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.
Among others who had engaged in this search was Pedro de Covilham, who arrived in Abyssinia in 1490, and, believing that he had at length reached the far-famed kingdom, presented geese g g P to the negus, or emperor of the country, a letter from his master the king of Portugal, addressed to Prester John.
Vegetation is scanty, but bears, foxes and other Arctic animals, geese, swans, &c., provide means of livelihood for a few Samoyed hunters.
The principal varieties of game-birds are ducks, geese, grouse and California quail.
Once the geese get close you can begin using the landing call the " fast cluck " as I call it.
Geese have a curious courtship, which seems to take an age.
discordant sound Of human voices there, Which seemed to me like wild geese Cackling in the air.
The slightly higher numbers of Branta geese from Blue Bridge Lane might be considered distinctive, as might the woodcock bones.
May records included a Little egret seen on the 10th and two Egyptian Geese were seen on the 27th.
For an in-depth exploration of the company's approach the best source is the Geese Theater Handbook.
flock of geese!
force-feedcalled delicacy is produced from the diseased swollen liver of ducks and geese which have been cruelly force-fed.
Some geese perform the threat call, some the contact call and others the feeding gabble.
gaggle of geese vanish.
As he got closer the gander heard the feeding gabble of other geese.
I stirred with the first gray glimmer of dawn; I tried not to wake the geese.
glimmer of dawn; I tried not to wake the geese.
gooseple during the Middle Ages also ate fattened geese.
gooseis famous for the large number of migrating geese that come here.
goosee a look for the heron stalking its prey and the brent geese coming into land after their 3000 km flight from the Arctic.
goosebria, where it is possible to hunt pink-footed geese, most of which breed in Iceland, each winter?
gooseare preparing a list of sites used by dark-bellied brent geese in Denmark.
gooseended a fantastic day, the final bag included pinkfooted geese, mallard, wigeon, pheasant and a hare.
goosesat out in the evening, watching the fish jump and greylag geese swim by with their babies.
goosehad charge beside of the solan geese that roosted in the crags; and from these an extraordinary income is derived.
BBC Nature notes The eggs have hatched in the nests of the Canada geese, and the little goslings are out with their parents.
geese honk from behind to encourage those up front to keep up to their speed.
migrate famous for the large number of migrating geese that come here.
Wildfowling involves shooting mainly migratory ducks and geese from the foreshore on marshes and estuaries around the coast.
The Uists and Benbecula are noted for their breeding mute swan and greylag geese as well as whooper swans and white-fronted geese and duck.
oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.
I watched another large skein of geese heading southwest.
solan (goose)ge beside of the solan geese that roosted in the crags; and from these an extraordinary income is derived.
squawking geese ran toward us as we entered.
Canada Geese at the sympatric and allopatric sites ingested higher protein plant material than White-fronts at the sympatric site.
Many birds have been recorded on the lakes, including teal, grebes, Canada Geese and cormorants.
Canada geese also compete with native wildfowl for nest sites.
wintering geese increase markedly.
There is a health hazard with the muck from geese which may contain an intestinal worm.
Porte- While the Spaniards were circumnavigating the in world and completing their knowledge of the coasts of geese Af rica and Central and South America, the Portuguese were actively the East.
The game birds include the ruffed grouse, quail and English pheasant (which have increased rapidly under protection), besides woodcock, snipe, many species of ducks and a few Canada geese.
Among domesticated animals are to be found the horse, mule, donkey, cattle, sheep and goats, dogs, fowls and pigs, ducks and geese.
These neossoptiles or first feathers bear no resemblance to those of the Anseriform birds, but agree in detail with those of spoonbills, the young of which the little flamingos resemble to a striking extent, but they leave the nest soon after their birth to shift for themselves like ducks and geese.
Pliny, relying wholly on characters taken from the feet, limits himself to three groups - without assigning names to them - those which have " hooked tallons, as Hawkes; or round long clawes, as Hennes; or else they be broad, flat, and whole-footed, as Geese and all the sort in manner of water;foule " - to use the words of Philemon Holland, who, in 1601, published a quaint and, though condensed, yet fairly faithful English translation of Pliny's work.
The chief manufactures of the town are linen goods, soap, malt, and agricultural implements, and a brisk trade is carried on in cattle, grain and geese.
Large flocks of sheep are kept, both for their flesh and their wool, and there are in the province large numbers of horned cattle and of pigs, Geese and goose feathers form lucrative articles of export.
Kelp and upland geese abound, the latter being edible; and their shooting affords some sport.
In the number of chickens (13,562,302 in 1900) the state ranked fifth, and in the number of ducks, geese and turkeys (1,299,044 in 1900), ranked first.
Ducks, geese and other water birds are common, especially during their migrations.
After staying nearly six months on the Malabar coast, da Gama returned to Europe by the same route as he had come; bearing with him the following letter from the zamorin ports= to the king of Portugal: " Vasco da Gama, a noble- geese man of your household, has visited my kingdom and expedz has given me great pleasure.
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
Several varieties of water-fowl, especially curlews, pelicans, gulls, ducks, terns, geese and snipe, are found in the vicinity of the lakes.
supreme geese (or swans),"a term applied to the world-soul with which they claim to be identical.
Buds of a particular tree growing near the sea were described as producing barnacles, and these, falling into the water, were supposed to develop into geese.
treatment), the figures of six geese.
Among game birds are three varieties of bustard, guinea fowl, partridges, sand grouse and wild geese.
The Texas game birds consist chiefly of plover, snipe, teal, mallard and wild geese.
In ordinary talk "Teal" seems to stand for any Ducklike bird of small size, and in that sense the word is often applied to the members of the genus Nettopus, though some systematists will have it that they are properly Geese.
The tiger and wild boar haunt the thickets beside the Tarim, wild duck and wild geese throng its waters, and more especially the waters of its marginal and deltaic lakes.
Innumerable aquatic birds haunt the banks of the Save, Danube and Drina, and the lower reaches of the Timok and Morava; among them being pelicans, cranes, grey and white herons, and many other kinds of waders, besides wild geese, ducks, rail and snipe.
To these must be added the fattening of geese for Strassburg's celebrated pâtés de foie gras, which forms a useful source of income to the poorer classes.
The principal animals and birds in South Carolina are deer, rabbits, squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, raccoons, minks, geese, ducks, wild turkeys, " partridge " (quail or bobwhite), woodcock and snipe.
Regnard, the French dramatist, found in Lapland (1681) that witches could turn men into cats, and could themselves assume the forms of swans, crows, falcons and geese.
Large flocks of geese were formerly kept in the Fens, but their number has been diminished since the drainage of these parts.
The fauna also is well represented, but tigers which once were frequently seen are now very scarce; panther, hyena, jackal, wild boar, deer (Cervus maral) are common; pheasant, woodcock, ducks, teal, geese and various waterfowl abound; the fisheries are very productive and are leased to a Russian firm.
The vernacular name barnacle, traceable to the fable of pedunculate cirripedes hatching out into bernicle geese, has also been transferred to the sessile cirripedes, which are popularly known as acorn barnacles.
Among game-birds there are a few wild turkeys, wild geese and bob-white (locally " partridge "), and greater numbers of grouse and various ducks; among song-birds the robin, bluebird and mocking-bird are common; and there are also woodpeckers, whippoorwills, blackbirds, hawks, owls, crows and buzzards.
Angora goats who share the orchard with rabbits, chickens, ducks, and geese.
You could release a flock of startled geese into the cinema auditorium entirely unnoticed.
brent geese coming into land after their 3000 km flight from the Arctic.
On the water there were Canada Geese, Mallard, three female buffleheads, a pair of Blue-winged teal and lots of Ring-billed Gulls.
cackle of wild geese and walk back via Wheal Honey.
While here you may also observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.
in-depth exploration of the company's approach the best source is the Geese Theater Handbook.
My neighbor tried the same thing and her 2 of her 10 geese developed angel wing.
Geese, ducks and grouse are numerous about the lakes and rivers.
The first white settlers found great numbers of buffaloes, deer, elks, geese, ducks, turkeys and partridges, also many bears, panthers, lynx, wolves, foxes, beavers, otters, minks, musk-rats, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, woodchucks, opossums and A I .Ã‚° Longitude West 89 Greenwich C E Fayette, ?
The daily ceremony closed with ablutions, anointings and a bountiful feast of bread, geese, beer and oxen; having taken his fill of these, the god returned to his shrine until the next morning, when the ritual was renewed.
To these must be added the fattening of geese for Strassburg's celebrated pÃ¢tÃ©s de foie gras, which forms a useful source of income to the poorer classes.
The blue train sped with the precision of a skein of geese in flight.
A few squawking geese ran toward us as we entered.
Here, we'll also hope to observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.
Egyptian and Spur-winged Geese were fairly numerous, but we only found one flock of White-faced Ducks.
The Caithness site may be at risk from eutrophication if numbers of wintering geese increase markedly.
Meals of this style boast a stronger and earthier taste with seafood, duck, and geese being the prominent ingredients.
The menu consisted of quite a large number of different kinds of foods, including wild birds like swans, ducks, partridge, geese, and turkeys.
The geese in Hungary come from a colder climate and, therefore, the geese have stronger, more resilient down.
The first is hand-plucked, the second is harvested from the goose's natural molting process and the third is a byproduct of the processing of geese for food.
White goose down is the by-product of geese raised for the purpose of food.
There are various methods involved in the down, or plumage from the underside of geese and duck feathers, being plucked from the birds.
Dollar Bill Origami has designs for cranes, vultures (perhaps not the best choice for a serious gift), geese, swans, peacocks, pelicans, and eagles.
avian botulism is known to affect all waterfowl including ducks, pelicans, geese and swans.
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