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  • Thus he separates the birds of prey into three great groups - (I) the ordinary Diurnal forms, including the Falconidae and Vulturidae of the systematist of his time; but distinguishing the American Vultures from those of the Old World; (2) Gypogeranus, the secretary-bird; and (3) the owls (q.v.).

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  • I know owls don't sing, but I didn't like the song birds as well as this guy.

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  • I know owls don't sing, but I didn't like the song birds as well as this guy.

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  • 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.

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  • In the northern mountains the ptarmigan is common, and like other creatures assumes a white winter dress; ducks and other water-fowl frequent the lakes; the golden eagle, certain buzzards and owls are found, and among smaller birds the Lappland bunting (Plectrophanes laponicus) may be mentioned.

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  • Birds of prey comprise several species of hawks and owls, and a few eagles.

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  • The largest ear-opening is met with in the owls, with correspondingly larger folds of skin, the function of which is less that of protection than, probably, the catching of sound.

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  • Fisher, Hawks and Owls of the United States in their Relation to Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bull.

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  • In many owls the right and left ears are asymmetrical, and this asymmetry affects the whole of the temporal region, all the bones which surround the outer and middle ear, notably the squamosal and the quadrate, so that the skull becomes lopsided, one ear being turned obliquely down, the other upwards.

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  • and birds of prey, as bears, wolves, foxes, dogs, wild cats, stoats, weasels, eagles, hawks and owls, and never spared by man; even domestic animals, as cattle, goats and reindeer, join in the destruction, stamping them to the ground with their feet, and even eating their bodies.

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  • To gamekeepers and those interested in the preservation of game, all animals such as the pole-cat, weasel, stoat, hawks, owls, &c., which destroy the eggs or young of preserved birds, are classed as "vermin," and the same term includes rats, mice, &c. It is also the collective name given to all those disgusting and objectionable insects that infest human beings, houses, &c., when allowed to be in a filthy and unsanitary condition, such as bugs, fleas, lice, &c.

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  • Mary fled 60 miles from the field of her last battle before she halted at Sanquhar, and for three days of flight, according to her own account, had to sleep on the hard ground, live on oatmeal and sour milk, and fare at night like the owls, in hunger, cold and fear.

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  • " We made a waste," said Archbishop Leighton, " and stocked it with owls and satyrs," the detested " curates."

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  • Various hawks and owls are common; the golden eagle nests on the mountain crags and the burrowing owl on the plains.

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  • " We made a waste," said Archbishop Leighton, " and stocked it with owls and satyrs," the detested " curates."

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  • Various hawks and owls are common; the golden eagle nests on the mountain crags and the burrowing owl on the plains.

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  • Two species of vultures, twenty-three of falcons and eight of owls represent the birds of prey.

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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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  • 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.

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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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  • It is the home of the Columbia black-tail deer, western raccoon, Oregon spotted skunk, Douglas red squirrel, Townsends chipmunk, tailless sewellel (Haplodcn rufus), peculiar species of pocket gophers and voles, Pacific coast forms of the great-horned, spotted, screech and pigmy owls, sooty grouse, Oregon ruffed grouse, Stellers jay, chestnutbacked chickadee and Pacific winter wren.

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  • From a few of these bundles may be extracted not only numbers of raptorial birds, large and small, including owls, but also the hawk-like cuckoo, the shrike, and even the swallow.

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  • Among the most characteristic birds may be mentioned eagles, vultures, owls, partridges, bee-eaters and hoopoes; singing birds are on the whole uncommon.

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  • Among the most characteristic birds may be mentioned eagles, vultures, owls, partridges, bee-eaters and hoopoes; singing birds are on the whole uncommon.

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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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  • The most important are eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, owls, horn-bills, cranes, pheasants (notably the argus, fire-back and peacock-pheasants), partridges, ravens, crows, parrots, pigeons, woodpeckers, doves, snipe, quail and swallows.

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  • Wolves and foxes are found alike in the coldest and hottest parts of the earth, as are closely allied species of falcons, owls, sparrows and numerous genera of waders and aquatic birds.

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  • Rattlesnakes, owls and weasels are commonly found in the burrows; but their presence is no indication of the existence of a kind of "happy family" arrangement, the snakes, at any rate, preying on the young marmots.

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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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  • 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.

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  • Among the birds, of which 172 species are described by Mr Swinhoe in his paper in The Ibis (1870), there are eagles, notably a new species Spilornis Rutherfordi, buzzards, harriers, kites, owls, goatsuckers and woodpeckers.

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  • Common among birds of prey are owls, hawks and kites, and there are many turkey buzzards.

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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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  • 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.

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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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  • Common among birds of prey are owls, hawks and kites, and there are many turkey buzzards.

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  • Sometimes, after staying in a village parlor till the family had all retired, I have returned to the woods, and, partly with a view to the next day's dinner, spent the hours of midnight fishing from a boat by moonlight, serenaded by owls and foxes, and hearing, from time to time, the creaking note of some unknown bird close at hand.

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  • "Owls don't sing," Martha said, her voice muffled against the plush toy, "but I love him anyway."

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  • These caeca occur in birds (as in mammals) at the junction of the small with the large intestine; and while in ordinary perching-birds they are reduced to small nipplelike buds of no functional importance, in many other birds - owls for instance - they form quite long receptacles.

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  • These caeca occur in birds (as in mammals) at the junction of the small with the large intestine; and while in ordinary perching-birds they are reduced to small nipplelike buds of no functional importance, in many other birds - owls for instance - they form quite long receptacles.

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  • The absence of the ambiens muscle in all owls, which apparently use their feet in the same way as the Accipitres (all of which possess it), indicates that owls are not developed from the latter, but from a group which, like the other Coraciiformes, had already lost their muscle.

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  • Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.

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  • The outer membranes are spread out between two or more successive bronchial semi-rings, a distance from the trachea which is, in typical cases, devoid of sounding membranes; some Cuculi, Caprimulgi, and some owls.

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  • palumbarius), fish-hawk (Pandion haliaetus) and owls.

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  • The first of them, Accipitres, comprehending all the birds-of-prey, were separated into 4 " cohorts " in his original work, but these were reduced in his appendix to two - Nyctharpages or owls with 4 families divided into 2 series, and Hemeroharpages containing all the rest, and comprising io families (the last of which is the seriema, Dicholophus) divided into 2 groups as Rapaces and Saprophagi - the latter including the vultures.

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  • Among birds of prey are the golden eagle, bald eagle, hawks and owls.

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  • The longlegged buzzard is found throughout Egypt, as are owls.

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  • The guacharo is said to build a bowl-like nest of clay, in which it lays from two to four white eggs, with a smooth but lustreless surface, resembling those of some owls.

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  • Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.

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  • The birds of prey include the red-shouldered, redtailed, broad-winged, Cooper's, sharp-shinned and sparrow hawk and the bald eagle; the great horned, barred, barn, snowy, shorteared and screech owls.

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  • "Owls don't sing," Martha said, her voice muffled against the plush toy, "but I love him anyway."

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  • The conspicuous absence of barn owls from regions far north & south of the Equator is probably due to its poor adaptation to cold.

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  • The conspicuous absence of Barn Owls from regions far North & South of the Equator is probably due to its poor adaptation to cold.

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  • Indeed, with most owls it is usually very easy as they usually perch with their leg feathers covering the anklets.

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  • aviaryn>See many breeding aviaries including the Owls in the Parliament.

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  • barn owls are able to eat their own body weight in food every night.

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  • The birds are still on Manor Farm, breeding, are totally self sufficient and now living as wild barn owls.

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  • The Owl group dissected barn owl pellets, which revealed the number of field voles taken by barn owl pellets, which revealed the number of field voles taken by barn owls.

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  • The baby barn owls are able to eat their own body weight in food every night.

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  • barred owls roosting by the side of the road!

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  • Relax in your own garden with oak picnic bench whilst listening to the owls.

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  • breeding ground for frogs and was a definite feeding ground for owls and bats.

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  • It represented an important breeding ground for frogs and was a definite feeding ground for owls and bats.

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  • burrowing owls from the prairies of the America.

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  • Follow the roads around the airport where you will see a number of cones each marking nest burrows of the owls.

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  • We saw many birds around Koshi including brown hawk owls, brown fish owls, owlets and Indian coursers and large colorful butterflies.

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  • You might also try to entice tree creepers, owls or house martins with a purpose built home for one of these species.

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  • The wolves, snowy owls and arctic foxes, buffalo to be found with many others at the Highland Wildlife Park.

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  • The wolves, snowy owls and arctic foxes, buffalo to be found with many others at the Highland Wildlife Park.

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  • The availability of nest boxes was significantly greater in tetrads containing breeding Barn Owls than in those with no owls.

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  • hawks owls and song birds sat on the wire.

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  • They must be the only Owls who do n't hoot at night!

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  • Real owls hoot, making all of us jump.

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  • European barn owls, in contrast, eat very few invertebrates.

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  • There are five species of British owls, most of which are usually nocturnal.

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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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  • Short-Eared owls are active at any time of day or night.

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  • tawny owls have large eyes, which help them see small animals in the darkness.

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  • Several owls were seen at dusk around the island during the latter half of December, most were probably Long-eared Owl.

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  • Stygian owls heard calling near some of the chalets overnight.

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  • owls boss Paul Sturrock told the official SWFC site: ' It's a huge blow.

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  • owls hunting.

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  • The baby barn owls are able to eat their own body weight in food every night.

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  • hawks owls and song birds sat on the wire.

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  • The Owl group dissected barn owl pellets, which revealed the number of field voles taken by barn owls.

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  • picnic bench whilst listening to the owls.

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  • plentiful supply of field voles appeared to support greater breeding success in barn owls.

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  • predated upon by owls.

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  • rafters of derelict buildings for owls ' nests.

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  • Just at that point of time, if fame not lie, On his left hand twelve reverend owls did fly.

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  • scops owls form the biggest group with 34 species.

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  • Habitats with a plentiful supply of field voles appeared to support greater breeding success in barn owls.

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  • I heard owls hooting at night; the whole place is highly suggestive of bygone times.

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  • Habitats with a plentiful supply of field voles appeared to support greater breeding success in barn owls.

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  • tawny owls have large eyes, which help them see small animals in the darkness.

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  • General characteristics Barn owls have beautiful plumage with buff colored topsides, flecked with gray and white undersides and face.

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  • Owls helped to keep vermin away from the corn.

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  • They have many predators including weasels, stoats, foxes, cats, owls, hawks, crows and even pheasants.

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  • Birds of prey comprise several species of hawks and owls, and a few eagles.

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  • The absence of the ambiens muscle in all owls, which apparently use their feet in the same way as the Accipitres (all of which possess it), indicates that owls are not developed from the latter, but from a group which, like the other Coraciiformes, had already lost their muscle.

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  • The largest ear-opening is met with in the owls, with correspondingly larger folds of skin, the function of which is less that of protection than, probably, the catching of sound.

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  • In many owls the right and left ears are asymmetrical, and this asymmetry affects the whole of the temporal region, all the bones which surround the outer and middle ear, notably the squamosal and the quadrate, so that the skull becomes lopsided, one ear being turned obliquely down, the other upwards.

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  • The outer membranes are spread out between two or more successive bronchial semi-rings, a distance from the trachea which is, in typical cases, devoid of sounding membranes; some Cuculi, Caprimulgi, and some owls.

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  • palumbarius), fish-hawk (Pandion haliaetus) and owls.

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  • Fisher, Hawks and Owls of the United States in their Relation to Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bull.

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  • Thus he separates the birds of prey into three great groups - (I) the ordinary Diurnal forms, including the Falconidae and Vulturidae of the systematist of his time; but distinguishing the American Vultures from those of the Old World; (2) Gypogeranus, the secretary-bird; and (3) the owls (q.v.).

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  • The first of them, Accipitres, comprehending all the birds-of-prey, were separated into 4 " cohorts " in his original work, but these were reduced in his appendix to two - Nyctharpages or owls with 4 families divided into 2 series, and Hemeroharpages containing all the rest, and comprising io families (the last of which is the seriema, Dicholophus) divided into 2 groups as Rapaces and Saprophagi - the latter including the vultures.

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  • 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.

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  • Two species of vultures, twenty-three of falcons and eight of owls represent the birds of prey.

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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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  • A pair of prairie burrowing owls (Speotyto) are almost invariably inhabitants of a viscachera (see RODENTIA).

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  • 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.

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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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  • emend.), probably the form to which Danilewsky's original investigations related, parasitic in owls and (according to Novy and McNeal) also in other birds (fig.

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  • (Lay.), Schaud, " Haemamoeba " z., La y ., the " Leucocytozoon " of Danil.], from various owls, and Culex pipiens, whose life-history has been described by Schaudinn (fig.

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  • It is the home of the Columbia black-tail deer, western raccoon, Oregon spotted skunk, Douglas red squirrel, Townsends chipmunk, tailless sewellel (Haplodcn rufus), peculiar species of pocket gophers and voles, Pacific coast forms of the great-horned, spotted, screech and pigmy owls, sooty grouse, Oregon ruffed grouse, Stellers jay, chestnutbacked chickadee and Pacific winter wren.

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  • From a few of these bundles may be extracted not only numbers of raptorial birds, large and small, including owls, but also the hawk-like cuckoo, the shrike, and even the swallow.

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  • and birds of prey, as bears, wolves, foxes, dogs, wild cats, stoats, weasels, eagles, hawks and owls, and never spared by man; even domestic animals, as cattle, goats and reindeer, join in the destruction, stamping them to the ground with their feet, and even eating their bodies.

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  • To gamekeepers and those interested in the preservation of game, all animals such as the pole-cat, weasel, stoat, hawks, owls, &c., which destroy the eggs or young of preserved birds, are classed as "vermin," and the same term includes rats, mice, &c. It is also the collective name given to all those disgusting and objectionable insects that infest human beings, houses, &c., when allowed to be in a filthy and unsanitary condition, such as bugs, fleas, lice, &c.

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  • Among birds of prey are the golden eagle, bald eagle, hawks and owls.

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  • Mary fled 60 miles from the field of her last battle before she halted at Sanquhar, and for three days of flight, according to her own account, had to sleep on the hard ground, live on oatmeal and sour milk, and fare at night like the owls, in hunger, cold and fear.

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  • The longlegged buzzard is found throughout Egypt, as are owls.

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  • The most important are eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, owls, horn-bills, cranes, pheasants (notably the argus, fire-back and peacock-pheasants), partridges, ravens, crows, parrots, pigeons, woodpeckers, doves, snipe, quail and swallows.

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  • Wolves and foxes are found alike in the coldest and hottest parts of the earth, as are closely allied species of falcons, owls, sparrows and numerous genera of waders and aquatic birds.

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  • Rattlesnakes, owls and weasels are commonly found in the burrows; but their presence is no indication of the existence of a kind of "happy family" arrangement, the snakes, at any rate, preying on the young marmots.

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  • In the northern mountains the ptarmigan is common, and like other creatures assumes a white winter dress; ducks and other water-fowl frequent the lakes; the golden eagle, certain buzzards and owls are found, and among smaller birds the Lappland bunting (Plectrophanes laponicus) may be mentioned.

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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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  • Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.

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  • The guacharo is said to build a bowl-like nest of clay, in which it lays from two to four white eggs, with a smooth but lustreless surface, resembling those of some owls.

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  • 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.

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  • Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.

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  • Among the birds, of which 172 species are described by Mr Swinhoe in his paper in The Ibis (1870), there are eagles, notably a new species Spilornis Rutherfordi, buzzards, harriers, kites, owls, goatsuckers and woodpeckers.

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  • The birds of prey include the red-shouldered, redtailed, broad-winged, Cooper's, sharp-shinned and sparrow hawk and the bald eagle; the great horned, barred, barn, snowy, shorteared and screech owls.

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  • 235), and Aristophanes makes his chorus of birds promise the audience that, if they show him favour, owls from Laurium (i.e.

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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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  • 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.

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  • Like his mother, he was keen to look up in the rafters of derelict buildings for owls ' nests.

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  • Diet Owls need complete animal food, including the bone and fur which are regurgitated as pellets.

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  • Just at that point of time, if fame not lie, On his left hand twelve reverend owls did fly.

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  • These scops owls form the biggest group with 34 species.

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  • Owls soar through the night sky, screeching out their presence.

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  • I heard owls hooting at night; the whole place is highly suggestive of bygone times.

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  • General characteristics Barn owls have beautiful plumage with buff colored topsides, flecked with gray and white undersides and face.

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  • Owls helped to keep vermin away from the corn.

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  • They have many predators including weasels, stoats, foxes, cats, owls, hawks, crows and even pheasants.

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  • Behind us, the others become lonely, only owls swooping off in the icy night.

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  • Animal figures: You can find many different types of animal figures such as owls, lions, bears, eagles, hummingbirds and wolves are available.

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  • Great Wolf Lodge: This woodsy-themed indoor water park is not only home to wolfs, bears, and owls, but also to a wide range of fun water attractions.

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  • Cibs, or owls, embody the wisdom of the past and typically have unusual psychic abilities.

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  • Hoot is a family film about a family that moves Florida and get involved in saving a population of endangered owls from the clutches of a heartless land developer.

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  • 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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