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Definition of the noun Woodchat Shrike
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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 - ...
A Dictionary of the Bible (1893)
Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by John Mee Fuller
the woodchat shrike, Lanius merulionalts, L. ; L. minor, L. ; L. peraonatus, ...
Oxford 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 ...
by William Smith
that they should occur in Syria ; and accordingly the woodchat shrike, Lanius meridionalis, L. ; L. upwards of twenty ...
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, Zanius rufut, 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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by William Smith
the woodchat shrike, Lnniut mirúiiunalu, L. L. minor, L. ; L. perionatiu, Tern.; and 'J'ittjilt- onus cucuib-iiia, Gr. There are but two allusions to the singing of birds in the Scriptures, Eccl. xii. 4 and Ps. civ. 12, " By them shall the fowls ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
The woodchat shrike is a bold and ...
A New Original and Exhaustive Work of References to All English Words ... Being Also a Comprehensive Encyclopædia of All the Arts and Sciences ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
woodchat shrike, a, [Woodchat.) ...
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- Woodchat Shrike
Best viewed at 720p or 1080p HD - Female Woodchat Shrike filmed at North Widcombe common near Chew Valley lake,Somerset, England on Saturday ...
- Balearic Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator badius) in Yorkshire
This first summer male was filmed at Wykeham, North Yorkshire, UK, on 13th May 2015 with a Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
- Woodchat Shrike Bolberry
Woodchat Shrike, Bolberry Down, South Devon, 14/04/15 Woodchat, Bolberry Down.
- Woodchat Shrike Nosterfield
Juvenile bird at Nosterfield reserve 13th Sept 2015. First record for the reserve and Harrogate area.
- Woodchat Shrike juv (2) Nosterfield Sept 18th 2015
- Woodchat Shrike
- Woodchat Shrike, Nosterfield LNR, 13-9-15
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