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  • A few green imperial pigeons (Ducula aenea) were still present in Mae Yom National Park in 1991.

    Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests

  • A few larger birds are still present in Khao Ang Ru Nai, including, at least until the early 1990s, up to five pairs of woolly-necked stork (Ciconia episcopus, the last such remaining in Thailand), pompadour pigeon (Treron pompadora), and green imperial pigeon (Ducula aenea).

    Chao Phraya lowland moist deciduous forests

  • But the conical shape of the shell is characteristic of Strobilops aenea and most of the other species in the genus.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • A huge picture of the tiny snail Strobilops aenea.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • He begins by reading AVREA for the AENEA of most manuscripts, taking _uel eburna uel aurea custos_ to refer to the chryselephantine statue in the Parthenon, 'sed altius consideranti locum apparet de duplici statua Mineruae agi, altera eburnea, altera aenea'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • By reading the afore-mentioned three columns horizontally and _onwards_, instead of vertically and _downwards_ "in the old trite vulgar way," it was contended that much mirth might observingly be distilled from the most unhopeful material, as "_blind Chance_" frequently brought about the oddest conjunctions, and not seldom compelled _sub juga aenea_ persons and things the most dissimilar and discordant.

    De Libris: Prose and Verse

  • Here, hanging over the trickling stream, was a nest of _Chaptia aenea_ firmly woven and tied on to a fork in the branch of a little tree, at a height of about

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Found a nest of _Chaptia aenea_ with two large young ones.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Took two fresh eggs of _Chaptia aenea_, and shot the bird off nest, about twenty-three miles east of Tavoy, in open bamboo-land, very low elevation.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Found a nest of _Chaptia aenea_, building, when on the march from Tavoy to Nwalabo, some seven miles east of Tavoy, in the fork of a bamboo-branch 12 feet from ground.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

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