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The Sparrow Hills were visible in the distance, with the village, the church, and the large white house.
The sparrow weighs about 10 times less than the pigeon, and has twice as much surface.
On the 13th of March, after I had heard the bluebird, song sparrow, and red-wing, the ice was still nearly a foot thick.
The faint silvery warblings were heard over the partially bare and moist fields from the bluebird, the song sparrow, and the red-wing, as if the last flakes of winter tinkled as they fell!
The sparrow weighs 339 times less than the Australian crane, and possesses 7 times more surface, &c. If now we compare the insects and the birds, the gradation will become even much more striking.Advertisement
Even the common house sparrow is in decline in urban areas.
Acosta says he retained the sparrow's head in his statue.
We have four sparrow hawks in a seclusion aviary at the moment, lets hope they pair up.
Sheringham fisherman and lifeboat coxswain John ' Sparrow ' Hardingham, wearing a typical Sheringham pattern gansey of herringbones and coil o ' rope.
Ginger, Lois and Sparrow add a gentleman lodger to their vision of.. .Advertisement
Sparrow is a larger than life character, with his verbal tics, erratic movements and funny, mincing walk.
As the sparrow had its trill, sitting on the hickory before my door, so had I my chuckle or suppressed warble which he might hear out of my nest.
The popularity of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies has led to a surge in the prevalence of pirate costumes, and few are more fun than Captain Jack Sparrow Halloween costumes.
Disney has officially licensed several versions of the Jack Sparrow costume, which are available at several online stores.
Helen goes back to the Sparrow house and Ron mistakes her for his " sex surrogate ".Advertisement
Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) were hunted by a Sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus).
So whether a guy just wants to make his lash line a little fuller, or dares to wear a permanent Jack Sparrow liner look, there's no time like the present for men to embrace their own style!.
His role as Captain Jack Sparrow, for whom Depp says he emulated Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards, showed that Depp could do a film with wide appeal while still delivering a performance that was anything but ordinary.
However, it was his turn as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise that has gotten Depp the most attention.
They also have a son, Sparrow James Midnight Madden, who was born on September 9, 2009.Advertisement
The news doesn't come as much of a surprise, seeing as how she was planning to marry Joel Madden, her boyfriend of three years and father to their two children Harlow and Sparrow.
From the outrageous pirate Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, to the sweet and misunderstood Edward Scissorhands, Depp has proven that he can play just about any role.
Even though the real Jack Sparrow (aka Johnny Depp) isn't on board to greet you (you can find an impersonator nearby though), the Pirates of the Caribbean by many is dubbed one of Disneyland's best rides.
Strictly for those who want to channel their inner Viking or Captain Jack Sparrow, if you have a longer beard or goatee, you can create tiny braids in it, and even adorn them with tiny beads or feathers.
Sure there are lots of people who dress as Spiderman and Jack Sparrow, but if you're looking for unique Halloween costumes, you'll need to be a little more obscure.Advertisement
Pirates can look as fancy as Jack Sparrow and as dirty as a street beggar depending on your taste in costumes and clothing.
You can buy realistic pirate costumes, thanks to the ongoing popularity of Pirates of the Caribbean and Captain Jack Sparrow, but the best costumes are those you make yourself.
Johnny Depp fans who love the actor's character, Jack Sparrow, from the critically acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean movies might just be willing to tote around a bag with his face long after the movie's publicity has died down.
From young girls to vivacious grandmothers, you never know you will see sporting a black tote featuring jack Sparrow next.
Though Johnny Depp has already been confirmed to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, Keira Knightley has not confirmed and it is rumored that she will not be returning to play the role of Elizabeth Swann.
Johnny Depp's portrayal as Captain Jack Sparrow is genius and there are very few that disagree.
Looking back, the Pirates franchise wouldn't be the same if Depp had personified Sparrow in a different way.
The fourth installment of Disney's popular series will not feature Orlando Bloom or Keira Knightly (Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan), but Johnny Depp will resume his role as Captain Jack Sparrow.
Some of Johnny Depp's most famous roles have been in Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and most recently, the two films in the series Pirates of the Caribbean, where he played Captain Jack Sparrow.
On his right forearm, he is the proud owner of a bird tattoo, a sparrow, to be exact - and the name Jack written above it.
Many people think that this tattoo commemorates Depp's role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, but it is actually an homage to his son, Jack.
Out of all of his roles, none have caught the eye of the world as much as his role and Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy.
Captain Jack Sparrow featured a tattoo of a Swallow over the waves flying away from his body.
Be it Ed Wood, Ichabod Crane or especially Captain Jack Sparrow.
The Last Real Pirate - San Diego-based "Sam Sparrow" is a premier pirate Jack Sparrow impersonator with speaking and motivational skills to boot.
The robin, song sparrow, chickadee, thrushes, warblers, vireos, orioles, wrens, blue-bird, cat-bird and phoebe are favourite song birds.
The hermit thrush, veery, song sparrow, red-eyed vireo, bunting, warbler and wren are among the song birds of the forests.
Some of its characteristic mammals and birds are the long-eared desert fox, four-toed kangaroo rats, Sonoran pocket mice, big-eared and tiny white-haired bats, road runner, cactus wren, canyon wren, desert thrashers, hooded oriole, black-throated desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk and Gambels quail.
Songbirds are plentiful, especially in wooded regions, and include the American robin, oriole, thrushes, the cat-bird and various sparrows; while the English sparrow, introduced years ago, has multiplied excessively and become a nuisance in the towns.
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.
The mountain sparrow (Passer montana) is abundant in Java and Singapore in a uniform equatorial climate, and also inhabits Britain and a considerable portion of northern Europe.
Its animal life is in the main distinguished in species only from that of the Upper Sonoran belt, including among birds, the desert sparrow, desert thrasher, mocking-bird, hooded oriole; and among mammals small nocturnal species of kangaroo rats, pocket mice, mice and bats.
The Cape sparrow has completely acclimatized itself to town life and prevented the English sparrow obtaining a footing.
The song birds and insectivorous birds include the cardinal grosbeak, scarlet and summer tanagers, meadow lark, song sparrow, catbird, brown thrasher, wood thrush, house wren, robin, blue bird, goldfinch, red-headed woodpecker, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), and several species of warblers.
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.
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).
More recently, we have had a sparrow hawk visit.
Seedlings have been raised from the excreta of various birds including the house sparrow.
Click to enlarge Male house sparrow on nest box This image brings back strong memories for me.
The female is most likely to be confused with the female house sparrow.
We were able to do a bit of birding before the meal and saw some more excellent hummers plus a Lincoln's Sparrow.
I will buy nine sparrows for a penny, and his pia mater is not worth the ninth part of a sparrow.
In the air defense role armament options were four AIM-9 Sidewinders and four AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missiles.
Other species such as Tree Sparrow, which are colonial nesters, will happily nest side by side.
The reed bunting is a small songbird, a little larger than a sparrow.
To kill a sparrow or to have one fly into a house is considered unlucky too.
Quot said sparrow wooden crosses to decor to recall.
She said she saw a sparrow flying away with its wings on fire.
Click to enlarge male house sparrow on nest box This image brings back strong memories for me.
Then we understood for which little sparrow she was digging a grave.
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The Java Sparrow, in my opinion, can only be described as spectacular.
Helen goes back to the Sparrow house and Ron mistakes her for his " sex surrogate " .
The Sparrow Hawk flew dispassionately to nearby cover, grasping its tiny victim in powerful talons.
Pectoral sparrow -- makes a superb high trill, which you might not hear.
In their midst was another much smaller bird resembling a very pale, almost yellowish female House Sparrow with a very small bill.
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)
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the sage cotton-tail, black-tailed jack-rabbit, Idaho rabbit, Oregon, Utah and Townsends ground squirrels, sage chipmunk, fivetoed kangaroo rats, pocket mice, grasshopper mice, burrowing owl, Brewers sparrow, Nevada sage sparrow, lazuli finch, sage thrasher, Nuttall s poor-will, Bullocks oriole and rough-winged swallow.
Rock sparrow Few seen in rocky areas, an amazing nest hole 1km along the IP side road.
Mary Doria Russell wrote The Sparrow, an absolutely stunning first contact story featuring Jesuits sending an expedition to a close star that showed signs of sentient life around it.
There are many insectivorous birds; among the song birds are the hermit thrush, the wood thrush, the Wilson's thrush, the brown thrasher, the bobolink, the catbird, the oven bird, the house wren, the song sparrow, the fox sparrow, the vesper sparrow, the white-throated sparrow (Peabody bird), the goldfinch and the robin.
Among imported pests the rabbit and sparrow, and a numerous company of European and American thistles and other weeds, have to be systematically contended with.
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.
The avifauna include - among the birds of prey - the red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, marsh hawk, Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and sparrow hawk; the great horned owl, the barn owl and the screech owl; and bald eagles are not uncommon in the mountainous regions along the larger rivers.
The short-tailed Pterodactylus itself, sometimes no larger than a sparrow, is also found in the same formation.
The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.
Quetzalcoatl, the Toltec deity, is as much a sparrow (or similar small bird) as Huitzilopochtli is a humming-bird.
The birds of prey, 45 species, of which 22 are peculiar to the group, vary in size from a tiny falcon not larger than a sparrow (Microhierax), to an immense monkey-catching eagle (Pithecophaga gefferyi, Grant), which is strong enough to seize monkeys as they leap from tree to tree.
However this may be, the Commonwealth made an end of them, and they seem never to have been revived; Sparrow, in his Rationale upon the Book of Common Prayer (London, 1668), speaks of "the service formerly appointed in the Rogation days of Procession."
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the lynx, marten, porcupine, northern red squirrel, Beldings and Kennicotts ground squirrels, varyin and snowshoe rabbits, northern jumping mouse, white-throate sparrow, Blackburnian warbler, Audubon.
The so-called Java sparrow (Munia oryzivora), although a destructive bird to rice, has been widely distributed by accident or design, and is now found in several East Indian islands besides Java, in south China, St Helena, India, Zanzibar and the east African coast.
Noteworthy in the animal life of the lower Sonoran and tropic region are a variety of snakes and lizards, desert rats and mice; and, among birds, the cactus wren, desert thrasher, desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk, mocking-bird and ground cuckoo or road runner (Geococcyx Californianus).
I hear a song sparrow singing from the bushes on the shore,--olit, olit, olit,--chip, chip, chip, che char,--che wiss, wiss, wiss.
Do you remember how we went to the Sparrow Hills with Madame Jacquot?...