Sentence Examples


  • Of birds very few are indigenous; the jackdaw, blue solitary thrush, spectacled warbler, the robin, kestrel and the herring-gull.
  • The same mongoose also refused to eat a kestrel (Cerchneis rupicoloides) and a hobby (Falco subbuteo), although it devoured certain other birds that were given to it.
  • There are many kinds of kites, falcons and hawks, kestrel being numerous.
  • The clawed slender fingers did not make Archaeopteryx any more quadrupedal or bat-like in its habits than is a kestrel hawk, with its equally large, or even larger thumb-claw.
  • A glimmer of hope is offered when Billy finds a baby kestrel, which soon becomes the focus of his life.

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