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Definition of the noun Woodchat Shrike
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Volume II - English by John T. Burridge
E Woodchat shrike / Woodchat Somali fiscal / Somali shrike / Karoli fiscal Souza's shrike Chinese grey shrike ...
The 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 ...
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.
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 - ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)
by Sir David Brewster
The woodchat shrike is a bold and undaunted bird, and endowed with ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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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- 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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