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spoonbills Sentence Examples

  • The fifth order (the third of the Dasypaedes) is formed by the Grallatores, divided into 2 " series " - (I) Altinares, consisting of 2 " cohorts," Herodii with I family, the herons, and Pelargi with 4 families, spoonbills, ibises, storks, and the umbre (Scopus), with Balaeniceps; (2) Humilinares, also consisting of 2 " cohorts," Limicolae with 2 families, sandpipers and snipes, stilts and avocets, and Cursores with 8 families, including plovers, bustards, cranes, rails, and all the other " waders."

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  • The Ibididae are more nearly related to the storks, Ciconiidae, and still more to the spoonbills, Plataleidae, with which latter many systematists consider them to form one group, the Hemiglottides of Nitzsch.

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  • Storks, cranes, herons and spoonbills are common.

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  • These neossoptiles or first feathers bear no resemblance to those of the Anseriform birds, but agree in detail with those of spoonbills, the young of which the little flamingos resemble to a striking extent, but they leave the nest soon after their birth to shift for themselves like ducks and geese.

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  • Ibidae, ibises and spoonbills.

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  • roseate spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.

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  • Black-faced spoonbill: we had a significant fall of birds on Eocheong Do which produced many great birds, including two Black-faced Spoonbills.

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  • spoonbills seen here are from the Dutch population; some are ringed.

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  • Walking further round the track we climbed another platform to watch over two hundred feeding Eurasian spoonbills.

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  • Out on the muddy banks were African Sacred Ibis, 3 Glossy Ibis, and 8 African spoonbills.

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  • These islets are a roosting site for Black-faced spoonbills, which were distant but conspicuous.

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  • There were several stunning Roseate spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.

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  • Ibidae, ibises and spoonbills.

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  • The fifth order (the third of the Dasypaedes) is formed by the Grallatores, divided into 2 " series " - (I) Altinares, consisting of 2 " cohorts," Herodii with I family, the herons, and Pelargi with 4 families, spoonbills, ibises, storks, and the umbre (Scopus), with Balaeniceps; (2) Humilinares, also consisting of 2 " cohorts," Limicolae with 2 families, sandpipers and snipes, stilts and avocets, and Cursores with 8 families, including plovers, bustards, cranes, rails, and all the other " waders."

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  • herodias), scarlet ibises (Ibis rubra), roseate spoonbills (Platalea ajaja); on higher ground the beautiful peacock heron (A.

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  • militaris), toucans, trogons, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, boat-bills (Cancroma), ducks, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, stilts, sandpipers, curlews, grackles, kingfishers, motmots, " Chachalacas " (Ortalida poliocephala), woodpeckers, jays, cuckoos, " garrapateros " (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the ingenious weaver-bird (Icterus), and another species (Cassicus), whose curiously woven, sack-like nests are suspended from the slender limbs of trees, and sometimes even from telegraph-wires, scarlet-crested fly-catchers (Muscivora mexicana), tanagers, mocking-birds (called " zenzontl "), turkeys, partridge, quail (Colinus, Lophortyx, Callipepla and Cyrtonyx), doves, pigeons, eagles, caracara hawks (Polyborus), fishhawks, falcons, crows, and turkey-buzzards (both the red-faced " aura " of North America and the black-faced " zopilote " of the tropics), which are the scavengers of the country.

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  • The Ibididae are more nearly related to the storks, Ciconiidae, and still more to the spoonbills, Plataleidae, with which latter many systematists consider them to form one group, the Hemiglottides of Nitzsch.

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  • Storks, cranes, herons and spoonbills are common.

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  • These neossoptiles or first feathers bear no resemblance to those of the Anseriform birds, but agree in detail with those of spoonbills, the young of which the little flamingos resemble to a striking extent, but they leave the nest soon after their birth to shift for themselves like ducks and geese.

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  • There were several stunning Roseate Spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.

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  • Black-faced Spoonbill: we had a significant fall of birds on Eocheong Do which produced many great birds, including two Black-faced Spoonbills.

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  • NB; Most, if not all Spoonbills seen here are from the Dutch population; some are ringed.

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  • Walking further round the track we climbed another platform to watch over two hundred feeding Eurasian Spoonbills.

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  • Out on the muddy banks were African Sacred Ibis, 3 Glossy Ibis, and 8 African Spoonbills.

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  • These islets are a roosting site for Black-faced Spoonbills, which were distant but conspicuous.

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