In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I also see hornbills pass up small-fruited figs that would draw doves and pigeons in by the hundreds.
- The director, Whitman, was an experimental geneticist and spent years in the study of hybrid doves and pigeons.
- If you want to see a war, come between the hours of 6 and 9 in the morning when the doves and pigeons try to eat the grapes.
- Such species as love birds, parrots and doves are spending more time near the water trough and less on picking for food.
- It would be more symbolic, both dove and pigeon being birds with many associations.
- On a less frantic note, while we go to a rooftop in Rome, dozens of doves, pigeons, were released carrying messages of hope and peace.
- In most areas, doves establish year-round feeding territories that are defended against conspecifics.
- Of course, the adaptable sparrows, starlings, and doves aren't going anywhere; they never do.
- Chickadees, cardinals, doves, and robins came and went, and a grackle made a racket in the woods.
- There are many wild birds that don't use nestboxes, such as doves, cardinals, orioles, hummingbirds, just to name a few.
- Nestling pigeons and doves grow rapidly because of the crop-milk.
- Many birds feed comfortably on a platform, especially the sparrows, juncos, towhees and doves that are referred to as ground feeders.
- If it is dense enough, shrubbery can provide a home to ground-nesting birds such as doves and thrushes as well as small mammals like rabbits.
- Three million migratory bird hunters spent 29 million days hunting for birds such as doves and ducks.
- The Mourning Dove is the most slender of Washington's pigeons and doves.
- I've seen sparrows, dirty pigeons, doves, screeching seagulls, nasty crows and the occasional hawk.
- Since the mid-1800s, the dodo has been classified as part of the family that includes pigeons and doves.
- Not all like the wings of a bird, not even a delicate dove, but much more gorgeous.
- The largest of Washington's pigeons and doves, it is all gray, with a lighter gray, banded tail.
- Most doves prefer feeding on the ground, and the Eurasian collared dove in no exception.
- But doubts go all the way up to doves inside his cabinet, prompting fears of the biggest split in the Labour movement since the formation of the SDP.
- The doves argue that following the UN track to the letter would help to build international support for war.
- We at Dimpler Towers are thinking that siding with the doves over policy may not be such a bad idea.
- A complicating factor is hawks and doves in the cabinet who differ on approach.
- As well as claiming a growing international consensus for action, he appears to have silenced - albeit temporarily - the doves in his own Cabinet.
- The comments of men like them represent a serious rift in the Orange Order, separating the doves from the hawks.
- Many Labour backbenchers regard them as the doves in the Cabinet most capable of leading anti-war dissent.
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