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herons
  • The trails pass through wooded areas and marshland, offering glimpses of a variety of plants and animals, such as great blue herons, barred and great horned owls, redheaded woodpeckers, red-tailed hawks, kestrels and turkey vultures.
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  • Bird watchers will be delighted to spy soaring eagles and herons throughout the park's property.
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  • A flamingo (Phoeniconaias) visits Fisherman Lake, and there are a good many species of herons.
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  • Nearby at the new Eagle Lake reserve, we found some late wintering Bronzed cowbirds but the real spectacle were the herons and waders.
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  • New born cygnets are mainly lost to crows, herons, magpies, turtles, pike and large perch.
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  • Now they are home to a variety of wild birds, including herons.
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  • Wendy was most excited at seeing several herons, but my favorite bird of the day had to be the Ruddy Duck.
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  • Both night herons seem to have declined in Antigua.
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  • Goliath herons are known to lose a percentage of their catch to Fish Eagles.
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  • Boat-billed herons can be seen behind the bus station!
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  • Along a general route back toward our hotel, another pause had us searching for herons at a small heronry.
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  • Little ringed plovers have nested on these islands since 1997, in spite of heavy predation from crows, magpies and herons.
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  • The Gray Herons had left the meadows to feed at the low tide neaps on the River Adur north of the fly-over.
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  • There were both dark- and white-phase Dimorphic egrets, Cattle egrets and Black-crowned night herons sharing the same tree.
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  • Now herons call And wrangle by their pool; and hooting owls Sail from the wood above pale stooks of oats.
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  • Small flocks of herons started to fly into roost soon to be followed by flock after flock of brilliantly colored scarlet Ibis.
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  • The meats included venison, beef, pork, goat, lamb, rabbit, hare, mutton, swans, herons and poultry.
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  • No more losses to snapping turtles, huge bullfrogs and water snakes, kingfishers and herons.
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  • Now and then there also small herons here, once more ridiculously tame, and only concerned about their chances of stalking prey.
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  • The herons, for instance, are much more Constrictipedes " than are the larks or the kingfishers, and, so far from the majority of " Inconstrictipedes " being polygamous, there is scarcely any evidence of polygamy obtaining as a habit among birds in a state of nature except in certain of the Gallinae and a very few others.
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  • The fifth order (the third of the Dasypaedes) is formed by the Grallatores, divided into 2 " series " - (I) Altinares, consisting of 2 " cohorts," Herodii with I family, the herons, and Pelargi with 4 families, spoonbills, ibises, storks, and the umbre (Scopus), with Balaeniceps; (2) Humilinares, also consisting of 2 " cohorts," Limicolae with 2 families, sandpipers and snipes, stilts and avocets, and Cursores with 8 families, including plovers, bustards, cranes, rails, and all the other " waders."
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  • 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.
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  • Of birds, eagles, vultures, hawks, owls and quails are common; snipe, curlews, plovers, storks and herons frequent the marshy parts; and the ostrich the desert.
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  • 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.
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  • From time to time upon the Rio Grande may be seen ducks, wild geese, swans, cranes, herons and gulls.
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  • 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.
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  • Some people wish to deter herons from fish ponds.
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  • 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.
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  • Herons, the brown pelican, bittern, and mud hen frequent the marshes.
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  • Other industries of a desultory character include the collection of archil, or Spanish moss, on the western side of the Californian peninsula, hunting herons for their plumes and alligators for their skins, honey extraction (commonly wild honey), and the gathering of cochineal and ni-in insects.
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  • 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.
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  • Storks, cranes, herons and spoonbills are common.
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  • There are also herons, ibises, storks and cranes, including the great blackheaded white crane, Mycteria americana, which ranges from northern Argentina to Colombia.
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  • Kingfishers of various kinds and herons are sought for their plumage.
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  • Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.
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  • There is a large variety of perching birds, including several species of brilliant plumage - sun-birds, kingfishers, rollers and flycatchers, &c.; kites, hawks and owls are numerous, and the lakes and marshes abound with water-fowl and herons, ibises, &c.
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  • In some birds, such as the herons, certain down-feathers or plumulae break off into a fine dust as fast as they are formed and form tracts defined in size and situation and known as "powder-down patches."
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