The toothbilled pigeon (Didunculus) is restricted to Samoa.
the pigeon, there is no gall-bladder.
In Philo the wild pigeon symbolizes the holy spirit.
The pomegranate was Proserpine's symbol, and the pigeon and cock were sacred to her.
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
The pigeon weighs about 8 times less than the stork, and has twice as much surface.
The gnat, for example, weighs 97,000 times less than the pigeon, and has 40 times more surface; it weighs three millions of times less than the crane of Australia, and possesses 140 times more of surface than this latter, the weight of which is about 9 kilogrammes 500 grammes (25 lb 5 oz.
The godwits belong to the group Limicolae, and are about as big as a tame pigeon, but possess long legs, and a long bill with a slight upward turn.
I am sitting on the piazza, and my little white pigeon is perched on the back of my chair, watching me write.
Pigeon dung approaches guano in its power as manure.
Madeira has also its peculiar golden-crested wren (Regulus maderensis), and its peculiar pigeon (Columba trocaz), while two allied forms of the latter (C. laurivora and C. bollii) are found only in the Canaries.
They are about the size of a pigeon, with orange-coloured plumage, a pronounced crest, and orange-red flesh, and build their nests on rock.
The principal rivers on the north shore are the Pigeon, which forms the international boundary line, the Kaministikwia, the Nipigon, which drains the lake of the same name and together with the lake is about 200 m.
Of the other birds mere mention may be made of the wild pigeon, raven, indigo-bird, English lady-bird and linnet.
The dove and pigeon have also a number of native species, one of which, the pomba jurity (Peristera frontalis), is a highly-appreciated table luxury.
Of the extremely limited Samoan fauna, consisting mainly of an indigenous rat, four species of snakes and a few birds, the most interesting member is the Didunculus strigirostris, a ground pigeon of iridescent greenish-black and bright chestnut plumage, which forms a link between the extinct dodo and the living African Treroninae.
The boundary between the United States and Canada runs up the middle of the outlet of the lake and follows a median line approximately to about mid-lake; thence it sweeps northwestward, so as to include Isle Royal within the territory of the United States, and continues near the north shore, to the mouth of Pigeon River, which it follows westward, leaving the whole west end of the lake in United States territory.
It is about the size of and has much the aspect of a Pigeon; 1 its plumage is pure white, its bill somewhat yellow at the base, passing into pale pink towards the tip. Round the eyes the skin is bare, and beset with cream-coloured papillae, while the legs are bluish-grey.
Birds of prey are few; the parrot and pigeon tribes are better represented.
This was done by the winged sons of Boreas, and Phineus now told them their course, and that the way to pass through the Symplegades or Cyanean rocks - two cliffs which moved on their bases and crushed whatever sought to pass - was first to fly a pigeon through, and when the cliffs, having closed on the pigeon, began to retire to each side, to row the "Argo" swiftly through.
The sparrow weighs about 10 times less than the pigeon, and has twice as much surface.
He was said to be the inventor of a kind of flying-machine, a wooden pigeon balanced by a weight suspended from a pulley, and set in motion by compressed air escaping from a valve.'
An elaborate plan of operations, which he described in detail in a letter to his brother after his arrest, had been prepared by Emmet, the leading feature of which was a simultaneous attack on the castle, the Pigeon House and the artillery barracks at Island bridge; while bodies of insurgents from the neighbouring counties were to march on the capital.
Its boundary on the south is the parallel of latitude 49°, between the Pacific Ocean and Lake-of-the-Woods, then a chain of small lakes and rivers eastward to the mouth of Pigeon river on the north-west side of Lake Superior, and the Great Lakes with their connecting rivers to Cornwall, on the St Lawrence.
In most cases the actual boundary consists of rivers or lakes, the Ottawa to the north-east, the St Lawrence and its chain of lakes and rivers to the south as far as Pigeon river, which separates Ontario from Minnesota.
McQueenii, Gray); woodcock, snipe, pigeon, many kinds of goose, duck, &c. The flamingo comes up from the south as far north as the neighborhood of Teheran; the stork abounds.
The birds most common are bush-fowl, bustards, guinea-fowl, quail, pigeon and sand-grouse.
Among game birds the bustard, guinea fowl, sand grouse (kata), blue rock, green pigeon, partridge, including a large chikor (akb) and a small species similar to the Punjab sisi; quail and several kinds of duck and snipe are met with.
Wild birds are not very common; among them are the hawk, parrot, owl, woodpecker, kingfisher, green pigeon, African magpie, the honey-sucker and canary.
Noel Graham debuts solo and south of the border using the moniker ' Sick Eating Pigeon ' for tax purposes.
In their form they vary from spindleshaped to ovoid or globular, and in size from a pigeon's egg to a man's fist.
section of the state was originally a favourite hunting-ground of the Indians, for here in abundance were the moose, caribou, deer, wolf, bear, lynx, otter, beaver, fox, sable, mink, musk-rat, porcupine, wood-chuck, ruffed grouse and pigeon.
It is a very plainlooking bird, black above and white beneath, and about the size of a pigeon.
The tadpoles grow to a large size considering that of the adult, the body equalling in size a sparrow's or even a small pigeon's egg, and they often remain more than a year in that condition.
By the ukaz of 1722 Catherine was proclaimed Peter's successor, to the exclusion of the grand-duke Peter, the only son of the tsarevich Alexius, and on the 7th of May 1724 was solemnly crowned empress-consort in the Uspensky cathedral at Moscow, on which occasion she wore a crown studded with no fewer than 2564 precious stones, surmounted by a ruby, as large as a pigeon's egg, supporting a cross of brilliants.
- Hawk and Pigeon.
Gum senegal, a variety of gum arabic produced by Acacia Verek, occurs in pieces generally rounded, of the size of a pigeon's egg, and of a reddish or yellow colour, and specific gravity 1.436.
Dean left the parking lot on Elm Street, turned left on Church, and after dutifully pausing for a calico cat to stalk a pigeon, he continued out Yoder Avenue, watching the city slowly dissolve in his rearview mirror.
arthropods associated with Pigeon Fouling.
Guy Merchant, a pigeon expert, has been placing new nesting boxes in the town.
Companions ' outings in recent months have included visits to go bowling, clay pigeon shooting and to watch boxing.
Net crops to reduce pigeon damage and to keep bullfinches off fruit buds.
This fact sheet provides information on Trichomoniasis (pigeon canker ), which infects approximately 80% of all pigeons.
clay pigeon shooting, to golf days, to team building to spa weekends, we really do cover all areas.
A shooter may wish to shoot clay pigeon and may choose BASC to be his representative association instead of the CPSA.
clay pigeon shooter.
clay pigeon shoots got a bit too much for the Fowlers, especially during the night.
Products menu clay pigeon Traps Show all prices and options for Bowman Automatic Clay Traps A range of automatic clay pigeon traps.
clay pigeon range is set up in the lodge policies.
clay pigeon competition on friends stag do I am shortsighted!
There were sizable queues for the high ropes, quad bikes and laser clay pigeon shooting.
Guitar bows and pigeon coos and where is the lowest level of fondness and longing and sorrow in a house?
One is now sitting on Kagome's head.] FX pigeon coo coo Kagome Pigeons!
In the eighteenth century, pigeon were very much a part of classic British cookery.
Any garden sheds, greenhouses, pigeon cotes or anything else built in the garden.
Be a Pigeon Protector Pigeons are actually European rock doves, the beautiful doves of peace.
Early forms of tattoo removal included the injection or application of wine, lime, garlic or pigeon excrement.
Rabbit & pigeon: many falconers feed ferreted, rifle or shotgun shot rabbits or pigeon.
Activities include falconry, clay pigeon and target shooting, archery, pony trekking, massage therapy - all onsite.
As he cherishes the damaged bird, he learns a lot about life, bullies, pigeon fanciers and pigeons.
pigeon fanciers, of course, are inclined to disagree.
feral pigeon, however, is the same species.
flintlock guns at an " easy " clay pigeon.
I'm almost relieved to see a common pigeon taking a breather next to a stone frieze of a giant heron.
What I hadn't realized was that pigeon guano was a favored ingredient for this process.
Do you dare Can you dare To pigeon hole me With the rest of common clay?
Not a chance; on the first attempt I went straight into it like a homing pigeon.
lifers in the form of Pigeon Guillemot and Black Oystercatcher.
Note the round entrance to the " pigeon loft " in the gable.
Their eagerly awaited game menu will include mallard, teal, pigeon, venison and later in the season, pheasant.
Can be compared with a post office 's pigeon holes.
pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) research in India - an overview.
pigeon holed into one of the above groups.
The feral pigeon can now be found in cities worldwide.
pigeon shooting, to golf days, to team building to spa weekends, we really do cover all areas.
pigeon droppings prior to games.
pigeon loft " in the gable.
pigeon hole me With the rest of common clay?
From clay pigeon shooting, to golf days, to team building to spa weekends, we really do cover all areas.
Whilst at DERNA all the officer prisoners suspected the presence of a " stool pigeon " .
There are a number of pigeon proofing devices which can be used to prevent or deter pigeons from roosting or nesting on your property.
Bolle's Laurel pigeon: By far the easiest of the two endemic pigeons to find.
The LC of the pigeon are longer than those of the domestic fowl or Japanese quail.
Enjoy clay pigeon shooting and go-kart rally cross, then relax to our country cottages near Penrith.
In the evening of 19 July, the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railroad Society's newly restored " Pigeon Van " was launched.
Prince William is also a crack clay pigeon shooter, winning the school's prize in 1994.
Log fires, four poster bedrooms, private gardens, fishing, walking, clay pigeon shooting, archery.
He is also a keen skier, plays golf and enjoys clay pigeon and rough shooting.
In 2000 a Dutch woman in her 20s died from Pigeon Lung disease caused by inhaling spores from droppings.
stool pigeon " .
My sister said that one of her neighbor's cats brought an enormous wood pigeon in after forcing it through the cat flap.
To these the lark, hibari (Alauda japonica), joins its voice, and the cooing of the pigeon (hato) is supplemented by the twittering of the ubiquitous sparrow (suzume)
Its boundary on the south is the parallel of latitude 49Ã‚°, between the Pacific Ocean and Lake-of-the-Woods, then a chain of small lakes and rivers eastward to the mouth of Pigeon river on the north-west side of Lake Superior, and the Great Lakes with their connecting rivers to Cornwall, on the St Lawrence.
My dear Mrs. Hopkins:-- I have just fed my dear little pigeon.
The pigeon breasts rested on a pillow of ravioli of wild mushrooms.
In the evening of 19 July, the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railroad Society 's newly restored " Pigeon Van " was launched.
It demystifies the romantic assassin, revealing an odd recluse sat on a roof covered in pigeon shit.
Prince William is also a crack clay pigeon shooter, winning the school 's prize in 1994.
My sister said that one of her neighbor 's cats brought an enormous wood pigeon in after forcing it through the cat flap.
After the show's nine year run, like other child stars, Coleman found it difficult to get out of the acting pigeon hole Diff'rent Strokes put him in.
Royal Pigeon Tank: This tank is designed for wear during yoga.
You can also find bundle packages that include flights, rental cars and discount passes for hiking trips, fishing trips and shopping at the nearby Pigeon Forge outlet malls.
Pigeon Trouble showcases Bert from Sesame Street.
The actor joined the soap opera in 1983 playing Pine Valley's answer to Donald Trump despite his own humble beginnings in Pigeon Hollow, West Virginia.
In ancient times there were a number of repulsive home remedies for tattoo removal including wearing a paste of pigeon poop and vinegar, or rubbing the skin with coarse salt until both the flesh and most of the ink was scraped away.
Look for One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose or One-Legged King Pigeon Pose.
Leeds especially has spawned new record label Dance to the Radio, which is partly run by Whiskas from ¡Forward Russia! and is home to Leeds favorites iLiKETRAiNS, This Et Al and The Pigeon Detectives, amongst others.
Over the years, she has fought hard to win the respect of critics and fans alike by making music that didn't "pigeon hole" her into one category.
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