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Definition of the noun Woodchat Shrike

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Woodchat Shrike is the vernacular name of the Lanius senator, a species of Lanius.

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

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

E Woodchat shrike / Woodchat Somali fiscal / Somali shrike / Karoli fiscal Souza's shrike Chinese grey shrike ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1885)

by Charles Annandale

The Woodchat Shrike (L. or E. ruf us) attains a size approaching that of the Red- backed species. It is of rare occurrence in Britain, but is found on the Continent, in North Africa, and the Cape of Good Hope. The head and neck are coloured of a ...

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1888)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot

is a familial example iu the south of England, but there represented by at least five species, all abundantly and generally distributed, namely, Knneoctunut rvfvt, Up-, the woodchat shrike, Laniui meridionaUt, L.- 1.

Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

The woodchat shrike (Z. rufus). In size, in most of its habits, and in its mode of feeding, the woodchat resembles the common red-backed shrike, but is not so frequently met with. The forehead, round the eyes, and the back, wings, and wing - ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

the Woodchat Shrike was so-named because its chestnut-red cap recalled the colour of the stripe or band on the togas of the Roman senators (cf. Mod. L. senatus sienna-colour) (Lanius). senectum ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

The woodchat shrike (L. or E. mftts) sometimes appears in Britain. In the Thainnophilmœ. or tree-shrikes, the bill is long and possesses an arched keel, the tip being hooked and bristles existing at the base. Some of the species attain a length ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

The woodchat shrike is a bold and undaunted bird, and endowed with ...

Google previewThe Rural cyclopedia, or A general dictionary of agriculture (1849)

and of the arts, sciences, instruments, and practice, necessary to the farmer, stockfarmer, gardener, forester, landsteward, farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The woodchat shrike, Lanius rufus, resembles the flayer in size, in mode of feeding, and in most of its habits ; but it differs in plumage, and is of rarer occurrence. Its forehead, its back, its wings, its wing-coverts, and the space round its eyes are ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1849)

by John Marius Wilson

The woodchat shrike, Lanius rufua, resembles the flayer in size, in mode of feeding, and in most of its habits; but it differs in plumage, and is of rarer occurrence. Its forehead, its back, its wings, its wing-coverts, and the space round its eyes are ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

woodchat (also woodchat shrike) 7noun a shrike of southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, having black and white plumage with a chestV- nut head. 3Lanius senator, family Laniidae. woodchip ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

woodchat shrike n. a black and white shrike with a chestnut head, native to southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. [Lanius senator.] woodchip (also woodchip paper) n. chiefly ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of the Bible (1872)

Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History, Condensed from the Larger Work by William Smith

the woodchat shrike, Lanius meridionalis, L.; L. minor, L.; L. personatus, Tem.; and Telephonus cucullatus, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible: Red-Sea-Zuzims (1863)

by William Smith

that they should occur in Syria ; and accordingly the woodchat shrike, Lanius meridionalis, L. ; L. upwards of twenty ...

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