Sentence Examples


  • " Osteology of Gallinaceous Birds," T.Z.S., v., 1863; " Rhinochetus," ibid.
  • But indications of such a syrinx occur also in Pittidae, pigeons and gallinaceous birds (Gallidae), the last cases being clearly analogous.
  • Gallinaceous birds, storkand crane-like waders, rails, birds of prey, cormorants, &c. Especially numerous bones have been found in the Paris basin, chiefly described by G.
  • The gallinaceous birds are represented by a quail, Coturnix novae zealandiae, now exterminated.
  • Elliot, Gallinaceous Game Birds of North America (New York, 1897) and Wild Fowl of the United States and British Possessions (1898), and Robert Ridgway's learned and invaluable Birds of North and Middle America, published by the Smithsonian Institution, Bull.

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