Sentence Examples

  • Neophron of Sicyon and Melanthius wrote plays of the same name.
  • Of vultures the black and white Egyptian variety (Neophron percnopterus) is most common.
  • Among the birds of prey may be mentioned, besides the cinereous and bearded vultures, the Spanish vulture(Gyps occidentalis), the African or Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteras), which is found among all the mountains of the Peninsula, the Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila Adalberti), the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), the southern eagle-owl (Bubo atheniensis), and various kites and falcons.

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