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  • These include the near-endemic white-eyed prinia Prinia leontica (VU), the grey-winged robinchat Cossypha polioptera, lemon dove Columba larvata, Sharp's apalis Apalis sharpei, whitenecked rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus (VU) and Nimba flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae (VU), A detailed account of birds in Liberian Nimba is given in Coston & Curry-Lindahl (1986).

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • Kastoora, Merula Boulboul (the grey-winged ousel).

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • A violent south-west gale was blowing, driving scud and sea-foam before it, while ever new armies of rain-clouds advanced threateningly across the shadowy waters -- mighty, moving mists, whose grey-winged squadrons, swift and irresistible, enveloped and almost blotted from sight the little rock-bound island, against which the forces of nature seemed to be for ever spending themselves in vain.

    A Loose End and Other Stories

  • And the grey-winged vulture, Sorrow, came rustling through the gloom,

    The Magpie’s Song

  • The nests built by grey-winged ouzels vary considerably in structure.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Two other species allied to the grey-winged ouzel demand our attention.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • On several occasions this year (1910) I have listened with unalloyed pleasure to the sweet blackbird-like song of the grey-winged ouzel

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The grey-winged ouzel (_Merula boulboul_) is perhaps the finest songster in the Himalayas.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The grey-winged ouzel is a near relative of the English blackbird.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • Closer inspection showed that the bird was a grey-winged ouzel.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

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