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Of birds of passage, dormice, snakes, bats, swallows, quails, ringdoves, the
soare, chaffinch, hoopoe, chatterer, hawfinch, crossbill, rails and cranes. XIII. Of
birds nosis; of the cuckoo; of swallows nesis; of the taylor bird. XIV. Of the old
All those birds, that use their claws for hands, as the hawk, parrot, and cuckoo,
appear to be more docile and intelligent; though the gregarious tribes of birds
have more acquired knowledge. Now as the images, that are painted on the
retina of ...
... with tremblings, quick respiration, and an evacuation of the bladder and
bowels, and thus constitutes the natural or universal language of this passion. On
observing a Canary bird this morning, January 28, 1772, at the house of Mr.
The cage being taken from the ceiling, and its bottom drawn out, the bird began
to tremble, and turned quite white about the root of his bill: he then opened his
mouth as if for breath, and respired quick, stood straighter up on his perch, hung
The wild tribes of birds have very frequent opportunities of knowing their enemies
, by observing the destruction they make among their progeny, of which every
year but a small part escapes to maturity: but to our domestic birds these ...
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review