Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a white neck: specifying various animals: as, the white -necked raven, Corvus cryp toleveus, a small raven found in western parts of the United States, having the concealed bases of the feathers of the neck fleecy-white; the white-necked or chaplain crow, Corvus scapulatus; the white-necked otary, an Australian eared seal.

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Examples

  • This area is home to several endangered and endemic birds, including the white-necked parakeet, coppery-chested jacamar, and bicoloured antvireo.

    Eastern Cordillera real montane forests

  • Two seabirds with restricted breeding ranges, the providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri) and white-necked petrel (P. cervicalis) have been reported breeding on Philip Island.

    Norfolk Island subtropical forests

  • Status of white-necked picathartes – another reason for the conservation of the Peninsula forest, Sierra Leone.

    Western Guinean lowland forests

  • Momoge Nature Reserve (1,440 km2) serves as a breeding and staging ground for six crane species, an estimated 2,000 individuals overall, including red-crowned crane, Siberian crane, white-necked crane and Damoiselle crane.

    Nenjiang River grassland

  • The red-crowned crane, white-necked crane, Siberian crane, and Damoiselle crane breed in this ecoregion, while the common crane and hooded crane stage here prior to migrating to their breeding habitat.

    Nenjiang River grassland

  • Status of white-necked picathartes - another reason for the conservation of the Peninsula Forest, Sierra Leone.

    Guinean montane forests

  • He found either that he had nothing to say to her, or that what she had to say to him was rather dull and commonplace, and that the red lip of a white-necked pipe of Virginia was decidedly more agreeable to him now than

    The Virginians

  • Before leaving the camp of Mvumi, I went to look at their carcases; but found them to have been clean picked by the hyaenas, and the bones taken possession of by an army of white-necked crows.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Conscious of power, it may be seen chasing the white-necked raven with great fury, and making even that comparatively large bird call out from fear.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The birds are the raven, white-necked starling, _bullfinch_, crimson and yellow shrikelets, blue tomtits, lesser ditto with two stripes on the head, white-rumped waterchat, red-tailed chesnuty sparrow.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

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