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Definition of the noun Alpine Chough

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Alpine Chough is the vernacular name of the Pyrrhocorax graculus, a species of Pyrrhocorax.

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  1. A crow, Pyrrhocorax graculus, that breeds locally in the highest mountains of southern Europe, the Alps, across central Asia and India.

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

and yellow in the alpine chough. 451 Red-billed choughs feed primarily on insects but, like ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Alpine Chough. Apternus tridactylus, Swains. Three-toed Woodpecker. Wall-C reepe r. Common Cuckoo. Great Spotted Cuckoo. Coccyzus Americanus ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

jay Eurasian nutcracker / Spotted nutcracker Clark's nutcracker Alpine chough / Yellow-billed (Short-billed) chough Red-billed chough / Common (Long-billed) chough Piapiac White-necked raven/ ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

also called Alpine chough, and Alpine crow (P. pywlwcoraz); about the size of a jackdaw, of a brilliant black, with yellowish bill and red feet. CHOCK-FULL, a. ch-fdl, or CHUCK-FULL, a. chz'tk[ Swab ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

yyrrhooorax, the Alpine chough, and CbiwiiY(x,with a single Australian species, the white-winged chough [C. fnelamrlutmphvs). The most interesting of this group of birds, however, are the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1858)

Alpine Chough. Chough. Raven. Carrion Crow. Hooded Crow. Jackdaw. Rook. Great Black Woodpecker. Green Woodpecker. Gray- headed Green Woodpecker. White-rumped Woodpecker. Great Spotted Woodpecker.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Birds include Mountain Partridge, pigeon, Alpine Chough, crow, Mountain Wagtail, redstart, Golden Eagle, vulture, and Himalayan Snow Cock. Horned Lark , Lesser Sand Plover, Isabelline Wheatear, and Snow Finch are abundant in dry ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Alpine Chough. Fourteen and a half inches in length; beak orange-coloured, shorter than the head, and armed near its tip with a small tooth ; the whole plumage black, but ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

name is sometimes extended to allied forms, such as Pyrrhocorax alpinus (Alpine Chough). Choya. See Chay Root. Chrestomathy (Gr. chrestos, ' useful ; ' mathein, ' to know ' ) is a name for books of selections from foreign ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1922)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The alpine chough is somewhat smaller than its congener, and is easily distinguished by its shorter and bright yellow bill. Remains of both have been found in French caverns the deposits in which were formed during the “Reindeer Age.

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