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  • Others, such as the bronze-winged cursor (Cursorius chalcopterus), Senegal plover (Vanellus lugubris), fiery-necked nightjar (Caprimulgus pectoralis), and pennant-winged nightjar (Macrodipteryx vexillaria) rely on fires to provide breeding habitat.

    Angolan Miombo woodlands

  • My ears were ringing with the terrible sound Imriel was making, and something else, someĀ­thing that blew through me like a wind, a buffeting bronze-winged storm.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • Many varieties of remarkable and beautiful birds are found in Australia and Tasmania: the lyre-bird, with its wonderful tail feathers; the odd owl-like "morepoke," which screams its own name through the forest solitudes all night long; glistening bronze-winged pigeons; strange and gorgeous parrots; and others, to describe which would fill a large volume.

    Harper's Young People, March 2, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly

  • Opossums and flying squirrels, kangaroos, (some standing nine feet high,) and kangaroo rats, emus, ducks, and bronze-winged pigeons, were the principal beasts and birds encountered during the journey.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847.

  • A powerful and commanding God, stronger than the long-locked, bronze-winged one of the window sill.

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

  • The nearest approach to a generalisation which it is possible to make is that the egrets and paddy-birds are usually the first of the monsoon breeders to begin nest-building, while the spot-billed duck, the whistling teal and the bronze-winged jacana are the last.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The eggs of the bronze-winged jacana have a rich brownish-bronze background, on which black lines are scribbled in inextricable confusion, so that the egg looks as though Arabic texts had been scrawled over it.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The nest of the bronze-winged species is usually larger and more massive than that of the water-pheasant.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The bronze-winged jacana does not grow these long tail feathers.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • They are the pheasant-tailed and the bronze-winged jacana.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

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