Sentence Examples


  • Prominent among a great variety of song-birds and insectivorous birds are the robin, blue bird, cat bird, sparrows, meadow-lark, bobolink, thrushes, chickadee, wrens, brown thrasher, gold finch, cedar wax-wing, flycatchers, nuthatches, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), downy and hairy woodpeckers, rose-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole, barnswallow, chimney swift, purple martin, purple finch (linnet), vireos and several species of warblers.
  • For birds it is chiefly used of geese; and for other animals most generally of sheep and goats.
  • Sclater, The Geography of Mammals (London, 1899); Ridgway, "Birds of the Galapagos Archipelago," Proc. U.S. Nat.
  • There are also many kinds of game birds, pigeons, ducks, geese, plovers and quails.
  • Alex suggested she fill it with spray foam to keep them out, but baby birds were one of the things she looked forward to every year.
 

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