- n. Alternative form of lammergeier.
- n. the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill
“Between five and six hundred species are represented, varying from the great vulture known as the lammergeyer, which is 9 1/2 feet across the outstretched wing, down to the tiny flower-pecker, barely exceeding 3 inches from the end of its beak to the tip of its tail.”
“Pyrenees, or fill the sheltered valleys with their vocal music; while, soaring above the mountain summits, may be seen the great vulture-eagle, or "lammergeyer," watching with greedy eye the feeble lambkin, or the new-born kid of the ibex and izzard.”
“I see that a lion is more like a lamb than it is like a lammergeyer (bird).”
“At that moment he saw the lammergeyer: it had already begun its stoop at the calf, dropping big and dark brown from the sky, wings cocked back and its talons reaching for the strike.”
“The lammergeyer is quite content to make a meal of offal, old bones, or other refuse.”
“The lammergeyer or bearded vulture (_Gypætus barbatus_) is the king of the vultures.”
“The Hebrew word occurs, as the name of an unclean bird, in (Leviticus 11: 13) and Deuteronomy 14: 12 It is probably the lammergeyer, or bearded vulture as it is sometimes called, one of the largest of the birds of prey.”
“That other fellow is the great European lammergeyer. ”
“The nest of a lammergeyer!" exclaimed the izzard-hunter, the moment his eye glanced up to it.”
“I, myself, was made acquainted with it by one of the "feeders" of the superb collection in Regent's Park -- who had observed this propensity for bone-eating in a young African lammergeyer.”
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