Magpie sentence example

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  • He calls me a chatterer, although he himself is more talkative than a magpie."

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  • The word pica comes from the Latin name for magpie, a bird known for its unusual and indiscriminate eating habits.

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  • It's distinction as a symbol for happiness is simply because the pronunciation of the word, Magpie, in Chinese is similar to the pronunciation of the word "happiness."

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  • In the butterfly copse (near the Waterworks Road) (TQ 209 063) a Magpie Moth made a brief appearance.

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  • Yet the magpie approach doesn't sound stupidly disjointed as it can in the wrong hands.

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  • Magpie killer Autumn 2003 Magpies have been persecuted by gamekeepers for the past 250 years.

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  • Also, a means of implementing an " idle timeout " mechanism, similar to that of Magpie, has yet to be found.

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  • There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.

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  • Magpie Tanager - Cissopis leveriana At Iguazu up to 3 were recorded daily on five dates.

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  • A favorite is D'Arenberg's Laughing Magpie wine, which is a Rhone-style blend of Shiraz and Viognier.

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  • Laughing Magpie is usually under $20 per bottle, and it is consistently good from vintage to vintage.

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  • For example, if a magpie caws outside your home, then it's a sign or omen that someone will soon arrive with good news that will make you very happy.

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  • Starlings (muku-dori) are numerous, and so are the wagtail (sekirei), the swallow (tsubame) the martin (ten), the woodchat (mozu) and the jay (kakesu or kashi-dori), but the magpie (tOgarasu), though common in China, is rare in Japan.

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  • Among birds are found bustard and species of sand-grouse and partridge; water-fowl in great variety, which breed on the lakes in summer and migrate to the plains of India in winter; the raven, hawks, eagles and owls, a magpie, and two kinds of chough; and many smaller birds of the passerine order, amongst which are several finches.

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  • Among gallinaceous birds besides the red-legged partridge, which is met with everywhere on the steppes, there are found also the Pterocles alchita and P. arenarius; and among the birds of other orders are the southern shrike (Lanius meridianalis), the Spanish sparrow (Passer cyaneus), and, the blue magpie (Cyano pica cooki).

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  • Wild birds are not very common; among them are the hawk, parrot, owl, woodpecker, kingfisher, green pigeon, African magpie, the honey-sucker and canary.

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  • Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.

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  • The woodcock, partridge, hawk, water-ousel, magpie, jay, raven, various kinds of owls, wood-pigeon, golden-crested wren, tufted lark and titmouse are among the birds which breed here.

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  • Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) and the Australian "magpie" or piping crow (Gymnorhina) are to be found in New Zealand, but only locally, especially the former.

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  • Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.

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