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  • There have been no confirmed sightings of the critically endangered white-chested white-eye (Zosterops albogularis) since 1980, but periodic reports indicate that a small population persists in indigenous forest.

    Norfolk Island subtropical forests

  • The white-chested swift (Cypseloides lemosi, classified vulnerable) inhabits secondary forest, grassland, scrub and rocky areas in the Cauca valley.

    Cauca Valley dry forests

  • Only the white-chested tinkerbird (Pogoniulus makawai) is endemic to the ecoregion.

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests

  • Even the dog that stood at his side, quietly watching them all, was a standard Welsh sheepdog, black-backed, white-chested, black-tailed, unremarkable.

    The Grey King

  • Gulls were strutting about the shingle and suddenly three of them rose in a tumult of wings and swooped shrieking over Kate's head before settling on the wooden rail of the decking, white-chested against the darkness of the river.

    The Murder Room

  • We wheeled through caverns like chains of bubbles and coursed a white-chested torrent until it vanished into a black hole.

    The Guns of Avalon

  • The brawny, white-chested miners had thrown off all clothing but their trousers, and were dividing their time between mighty blows on the great solid rocks, and the air-shaft and tub of water, where every few minutes they had to go and bathe lungs and face.

    The Transformation of Job A Tale of the High Sierras

  • It was not unpleasant sitting there with the three white-chested strangers, watching the sky through the prongs of the bare hedge, spreading _pâté_ on to fresh bread, and balancing her cup half full of red wine among the fibres and roots of the grass.

    The Happy Foreigner

  • Examples are golden rumped tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus), yellow-fronted tinkerbird (P. chrysocomus) and white-chested tinkerbird (P. makawai); chinspot batis (Batis molitor) and Margaret's batis (B. margaritae); and goldentailed woodpecker (Campethera abingoni) and little spotted woodpecker (C. caillantii).

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests

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