In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are also flies whose larvae develop only in the tracheal passages of red kangaroos and lice that live in the throat pouches of cormorants and pelicans.
- You can visit all but three of the islands and paddle your heart out through preserved salt marsh on the eastern shores, where you might see ospreys, pelicans, egrets, or a bald eagle.
- Over 350 species of birds have been recorded in Worcester Country, including pelicans and pewees, kingbirds and cuckoos, herons, harriers, and eagles.
- In Florida, populations of pelicans, egrets, spoonbills, and other water birds were suffering from pressure by commercial market hunters.
- While relaxing at a harbor-side lunch table, you can watch pelicans and fishing boats.
- There are herons, ducks, geese, ospreys, eagles, vultures, pelicans, gulls, plovers, avocets, storks, francolins, guinea fowls and many more.
- Millions of birds - ducks, geese, pelicans, shore birds - use the sea each year.
- In this lagoon, brown pelicans, double-crested cormorants, great and snowy egrets, and numerous terns and gulls forage for fish and other items of food all day long.
- The white pelican of North America is a large, web-footed bird with an enormous throat pouch for scooping up fish.
- Among the nearly 200 species found here are thicket tinamou, brown pelican, osprey, king vulture, and laughing gull.
- On your walk you will probably see mallards, grebes, canvasbacks and coons and perhaps snapping turtles and white pelicans.
- Black swans, pelicans, white faced heron and mullet jumping out of the water were some of the attractions that were snapped by the budding photographers.
- The white pelican, however, is a threatened species.
- Seabirds like pelicans, penguins, and cormorants are highly vulnerable to oil, which can cover their feathers with a gluelike substance that can immobilize the animals.
- Flamingos are conceded by all to be closely linked to pelicans, albatrosses, loons, probably penguins, and the like - the charadriomorph lineage.
- It's known, however, that species ranging from pelican to ducks and waders are caught for consumption.
- The water birds hovering around the lake include pelicans, spoonbills, Egyptian geese and hammerkops.
- When the grey pelican scooped up the group of goslings, two of them were caught by the huge bird.
- Most of the postcranial elements belong to continental waterbirds, including pelicans, anhingas, herons, storks, ducks, and rails.
- Once again it's possible to see 20,000 American white pelicans or 500,000 ducks in a single day.
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