Rooks Sentence Examples
The place of the vanishing native species is being taken by such European arrivals as sky-larks, finches, blackbirds, sparrows and rooks.
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.
In winter I have seen flocks of fieldfare, redwing and mistle thrush plus the usual jackdaws, rooks, starlings and seasonal swallows.
Not to mention the dreadful unhygienic mess that nesting rooks can cause and the difficulty of removing the nests once established!
Steve got a good rooks in the 17th to set two and Guy's reply left him a bridge for a 4c.
You may see birds gathering twigs and flying off with them, or hear noisy rooks in the tree-tops fighting over nesting materials.
Sounds silly but the falcon knows that nothing likes going into thorn bushes, so she is protecting herself against retaliation by other rooks.
The peculiarity of its flight seems due to the wide and rounded wings it possesses, the steady and ordinarily 1 There is a prevalent belief that many of the eggs sold as "plovers'" are those of rooks, but no notion can be more absurd, since the appearance of the two is wholly unlike.
Live prey is preferred at this time (especially young crows, rooks, magpies, voles and rabbits).
Not to mention the dreadful unhygienic mess that nesting rooks can cause and the difficulty of removing the nests once established !Advertisement
Steve got a good rooks in the 17th to set two and Guy 's reply left him a bridge for a 4c.
Juvenile rooks form long-term alliances, which are based on high levels of affiliative behavior (preening, food sharing) between partners.
We also had a securely tied down hide on the top of a scaffolding tower at Bentley Station for filming the rooks.
Harrow YISP Harrow YISP, based at Rooks High School, works with a cluster of schools in the south of the boro.
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The rooks move vertically and horizontally and the bishops move diagonally.
Place Rooks in open rows - This will keep them freed up to control all areas of the chess board.
Rooks - These pieces start one in each corner of the board.
Bishops - These pieces start on the second space in from the rooks.
Queens - These pieces, which start four spaces in from the right, are like bishops and rooks combined.Advertisement
The rooks are allowed to move in a straight line either across the board or in a line toward the opposing player's side of the game board.
Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) and the Australian "magpie" or piping crow (Gymnorhina) are to be found in New Zealand, but only locally, especially the former.
Rooks are wont to remove the nuts from the tree just before they fall, and to disperse them in various directions.
Live prey is preferred at this time (especially young crows, rooks, magpies, voles and rabbits ).
Sky very clear blue coming up from the moor and oak tree and complex network branches were full of black rooks.Advertisement
Shelley also very truly speaks of the ” legioned rooks " to which he stood listening " mid the mountains Euganean."