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  • The Mt. Nimba Reed Frog was one of three species rediscovered in recent weeks, along with the pink-footed Cave Splayfoot salamander in Mexico and the florescent spotted Omaniundu Reed Frog in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Hunt for Missing Frogs Leaps Across 5 Continents

  • Tens of thousands of pink-footed geese from Iceland leave their overnight roosts on the mudflats at dawn, heading inland in huge V-shaped formations to feast on the remains of the beet harvest.

    Bird-watching in Norfolk

  • Watch tens of thousands of pink-footed geese at the RSPB's Big Pink Breakfasts in Snettisham, Norfolk.

    Bird-watching in Norfolk

  • Outside again in the fine, drizzling rain, we climb to the highest point on the island just behind the hut and gaze down over the marshes and the long beach across the sea to the northern horizon the pink-footed geese have so recently crossed in their migration.

    Wildwood

  • We have intelligence that 50,000 pink-footed geese have arrived and are roosting on the island, and we are on our way to see them.

    Wildwood

  • The pink-footed geese are flying in perfect unison, all will be well - eventually. john doe

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Francis tells me that 3,000 pink-footed geese, who fly down from Iceland, spend the winter picking over the harvested hay and barley fields where the houses are slated to go.

    The Thistle and the Bee

  • Iris-necked and pink-footed, the pigeons ran about picking up seeds.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • The rich tones of her voice and the ring of her laughter came up to Julius, as he leant against the stone mullion, along with the droning of innumerable bees, and the cooing of the pink-footed pigeons -- that bowed to one another, spreading their tails, drooping their wings amorously, upon the broad, gray string-course running along the house front just beneath.

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

  • Dickie -- he squatting on a rug beside her, resting his curly head against her knees, while the pink-footed pigeons hurried hither and thither, picking up the handfuls of barley he scattered on the flags, and the peacocks sunned themselves with a certain worldly and disdainful grace on the hand-rails of the gray balustrades, and young

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

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