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shrike Sentence Examples

  • 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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  • One of the most perfect cases of mimicry in birds is presented by a Madagascar thrush or babbler (Tylas eduardi), which resembles feather for feather a shrike (Xenopirostris polleni), from the same island.

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  • The Tylas has departed from the normal coloration of its group to take on that of the shrike, a comparatively powerful and pugnacious bird.

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  • One of the most perfect cases of mimicry in birds is presented by a Madagascar thrush or babbler (Tylas eduardi), which resembles feather for feather a shrike (Xenopirostris polleni), from the same island.

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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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  • Around the shore we found Tawny Pipit and Rufous-tailed Lark as well as a quite confiding Southern Gray Shrike.

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  • Species lost to Herefordshire in the last 25 years have included breeding corncrake and red-backed shrike.

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  • Retracing our steps to the entrance added Bull-headed Shrike and oriental greenfinches.

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  • wintering Palearctic passerines were in general not conspicuous - Woodchat Shrike was a particularly glaring omission.

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  • On the drive kestrel, spur winged plover, turtle dove and a distant great gray shrike were added.

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  • Brown shrike (3 ), Singles at KS, TK & PI (very few shrikes seen overall) 208.

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  • The large baobabs that line the road to Camalou were good for Palearctic migrants, including woodchat shrike, tree pipit and subalpine warbler.

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  • The other was the second sighting of a red-backed shrike at Lower Barden reservoir on 15th June.

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  • Local kestrel, southern gray shrike and turtle dove all seen near the goat farm by the road.

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  • A third great gray shrike asked for closer examination.

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  • A single Long-tailed shrike perched in the top of a bush was also a welcome find being a scarce winter visitor to Sri Lanka.

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  • Only real find in the hotel gardens along the front was a woodchat shrike.

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  • As we were waiting an Ashy cuckoo shrike posed on a tree near to which a Bamboo lemur was spotted by our eagle-eyed guide.

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  • A dry well grazed area produced three woodchat shrikes along with masked shrike, 3 species of wheatear and hundreds of flava wagtail species.

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  • Blue-headed Wagtails were particularly obvious, as was a male Red-backed Shrike and several whinchats.

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  • Among the smaller birds may be enumerated finches, the siskin, bullfinch, pipit, titmouse, wagtail, lark, fine-crested wren, hedge-sparrow, corn-wren, nut-hatch, starling, swallow, martin, swift, thrush, butcher bird, shrike, dipper, yellow-hammer, ortolan and a warbler (Accentor alpinus).

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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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  • The Tylas has departed from the normal coloration of its group to take on that of the shrike, a comparatively powerful and pugnacious bird.

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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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  • Brown Shrike (3), Singles at KS, TK & PI (very few shrikes seen overall) 208.

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  • The large baobabs that line the road to Camalou were good for Palearctic migrants, including woodchat shrike, tree pipit and subalpine warbler.

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  • The other was the second sighting of a red-backed shrike at Lower Barden reservoir on 15th June.

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  • Local kestrel, southern gray shrike and turtle dove all seen near the goat farm by the road.

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  • A third Great gray shrike asked for closer examination.

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  • A single Long-tailed Shrike perched in the top of a bush was also a welcome find being a scarce winter visitor to Sri Lanka.

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  • Only real find in the hotel gardens along the front was a woodchat shrike.

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  • As we were waiting an Ashy cuckoo shrike posed on a tree near to which a Bamboo lemur was spotted by our eagle-eyed guide.

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  • A dry well grazed area produced three woodchat shrikes along with masked shrike, 3 species of wheatear and hundreds of flava wagtail species.

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  • Blue-headed Wagtails were particularly obvious, as was a male Red-backed Shrike and several Whinchats.

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