Heron Sentence Examples
Wolves are numerous in the mountains; the heron, ibis, wild goose and snipe in the valley of the Wei.
The common bittern (Botaurus stellaris) is nearly as large as the heron, and is widely distributed over the eastern hemisphere.
The snowy heron is a rare plume bird seen occasionally along the coast.
In the garzeros of Venezuela are to be found nearly every kind of heron, crane, stork and ibis, together with an incredible number of Grallatores.
C. Taylor remarked (Ibis, 18 59, p. 51), that the buff-backed heron, Ardea bubulcus, was made by the tourists' dragomans to do duty for the "sacred ibis," and this seems to be no novel practice, since by it, or something like it, Hasselqvist was misled, and through him Linnaeus.Advertisement
Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.
Among the birds prized for their plumage are the marabout, crane, heron, blackbird, parrot, jay and humming-birds of extraordinary brilliance.
Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
I looked up to see a gray heron leaving the side of the pond.
On the east coast peafowl are found, and throughout the interior the argus pheasant, the firebacked pheasant, the blue partridge, the adjutantbird, several kinds of heron and crane, duck, teal, cotton-teal, snipe, wood-pigeon, green-pigeon of several varieties, swifts, swallows pied-robins, hornbills, parakeets, fly-catchers, nightjars, and many other kinds of bird are met with frequently.Advertisement
In common with the other Mascarene islands, it was the home of the dodo (Didus ineptus); there were also A phanapteryx, a species of rail, and a shortwinged heron (Ardea megacephala), which probably seldom flew.
A great blue heron was fishing, standing in water up to his belly feathers.
Halfway along the creek we see a white heron on the bank.
Less common in the very dry North-East This is the most common large heron in Kenya.
Heron de Villefosse, who has laid bare a beautiful temple of Jupiter, a triumphal arch of Caracalla, a Byzantine basilica and the gate of the Byzantine general Solomon.Advertisement
We watched Chough, Gray Heron and more oystercatchers, Swallows and Sand Martins before heading out along the eastern headland to the tip.
According to Roscher (in his Lexikon der Mythologie), who identifies the ciris with the heron, the story of Nisus and Scylla (like these of Acdon, Procne, Philomela and Tereus) was invented to give an aetiological explanation of the characteristics of certain birds.
Among these are the large white crane and small crane, the blue heron, the snowy-white egret, the roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), stork, bittern and many species of ducks.
His kinsman William Heron, of Ford, did fealty at the same time.
They also have around 50 heron nesting here, I have seen young hatched in February but others still building their nests in March.Advertisement
An adult Purple Heron dropping in to the reeds and a female Marsh Harrier causing Pandemonium among the duck and waders added further excitement.
I'm almost relieved to see a common pigeon taking a breather next to a stone frieze of a giant heron.
This species lays eggs of a deep sea-green colour, having wholly the character of heron's eggs, and it often breeds in company with herons, while the eggs of all other ibises whose eggs are known resemble those of the sacred ibis.
Birds are very numerous; they include various eagles, several kinds of heron, the egret, the marabout, the crane and the pelican; turacos or plantain-eaters, are common, as are other brilliantly plumaged birds.
The very various periods named make it probable that the periodical return of the phoenix belongs only to vulgar legend, materializing what the priests knew to be symbolic. Of the birds of the heron family the gorgeous colours and plumed head spoken of by Pliny and others would be least inappropriate to the purple heron (Ardea purpurea), with which, or with the allied Ardea cinerea, it has been identified by Lepsius and Peters (Alteste Texte des Todtenbuchs, 1867, p. 51).Advertisement
Bitterns are a superbly camouflaged large stripy brown member of the heron family, which feed on fish.
Next for the chop were former courtiers Patrick Sikorski and Brian Heron and their Fourth International Supporters Caucus.
On a jetty we spotted an odd heron like bird in the open.
I watch the heron disappear toward the village, it's tummy full of fish.
The only similar species is the purple heron, which is much smaller.
A young gray heron is standing patiently watching at the foot of the slope at the shallow edge of the canal.
We saw peewit, swan, heron, shellduck and other duck on the landward side of the path.
Feeding around the water's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
The heron rookery at nearby Smith Oaks offers intimate looks at nesting Roseate Spoonbill, Tricolored Heron and Snowy and Great Egrets.
From Herriot's Bridge or Heron's Green a patient observer may be rewarded with view of returning common or green sandpipers.
Great-billed Heron - seen twice btw 6 - 6.30pm NR suspension bridge at DVFC.
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus) - common upriver (Tendaba, Georgetown ).
The whole of the basilica and its dependencies have been cleared and are kept in order by the Service des Monuments historiques, the principal work having been accomplished by Heron de Villefosse.
One of his sons-in-law, Heron, having a suit in the chancellor's court, and refusing to agree to any reasonable accommodation, because the judge " was the most affectionate father to his children that ever was in the world," More thereupon made a decree against him.
Considerable quantities of the bones of the dodo and other extinct birds - a rail (A phanapteryx), and a shortwinged heron - have been discovered in the beds of some of the ancient lakes (see DoDo).
Feeding around the water 's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
From Herriot 's Bridge or Heron 's Green a patient observer may be rewarded with view of returning common or green sandpipers.
Downstream of the bridge a statuesque gray heron stood motionless on a stony spit at the tip of a small island.
Great-billed Heron - seen twice btw 6 - 6.30pm nr suspension bridge at DVFC.
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus) - Common upriver (Tendaba, Georgetown).
In addition, numerous pelican, egret, and blue heron sightings occur during the summer months.
It comes in sizes 40-46 B and in new colors such as fig and heron.
Heron Hill Winery - Located in Hammondsport, has won many local, national and international wine competitions.
The ti-kling birds are from the heron family, and have long, graceful legs that hold them above the marshy wetlands as they search for food.
But the golden and purple hues described by Herodotus may be the colours of sunrise rather than the actual hues of the purple heron.
The heron (sagi) constitutes a charming feature in a Japanese landscape, especially the silver heron (shira-sagi), which displays its brilliant white plumage in the rice-fields from spring to early autumn.
The sacred ibis is not found in Egypt, but the buff-backed heron, the constant companion of the buffalo, is usually called an ibis.
This mare was by Eclipse's son Alexander (1782) out of a mare by Highflyer (son of Herod) out of a daughter of Alfred, by Matchem out of a daughter of Snap. Bustard (1813), whose dam was a daughter of Shuttle, and his son Heron (1833), Sultan (1816) and his sons Glencoe (1831) and Bay Middleton (1833) and Middleton's sons Cowl (1842) and the Flying Dutchman (1846), Pantaloon (1824) and his son Windhound (1847), Langar (1817) and his son Epirus (1834) and grandson Pyrrhus the First (1843), are representatives of Castrel and Selim.
Conspicuous above all others, not only for grace of form but also for the immemorial attention paid to them by Japanese artists, are the crane (tsuru) and the heron (sagi).
According to Heron and Geminus they were discussed under the name spire by Perseus (c. 200-100 B.C.), their sections were termed spiral sections, and are probably the same as the hippopede of Eudoxus.
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.