“Fair Isle in September is still the most reliable place in Europe to see a lanceolated warbler, and a text message bouncing up and down between the sky and the earth told me that one had arrived from equally unfathomable distances and had been found just a mile south of where I was.”
“Close relatives of the grasshopper warbler, lanceolated warblers are just as skulking and hard to see.”
“Ten steps from the Siberian lanceolated warbler in its tiny field of oats, a vagrant thrush nightingale hops on a garden wall looking like a robin without a red breast.”
“The day ended with a lanceolated warbler in an isolated patch of oats right at the sea edge of the southern tip of the island at Skaddan.”
“The rest of the chapel was dimly illuminated by the autumnal sun, which could scarce find its way through the stained panes of the small lanceolated window, which was its only aperture to the open air.”
“He bears in his arms a model of the building, which here appears with circular-headed windows instead of the lanceolated”
“A frangipanni grove scents the air, with gold-starred blossoms gleaming whitely amid the silvery green of lanceolated leaves, and a shaft of ruby light striking the stone”
“A lake of azure crystal mirrors a thick fringe of the great fronds, and on every parapet of the ruddy cliffs the living emerald of the lanceolated foliage glows in vivid contrast with the splintered crags.”
“Imagine a wide lanceolated blade of a vinous purple, some twenty inches in length, which is twisted at the base into an ovoid purse about the size of a hen's egg.”
“It has long, lanceolated leaves, and therefore is not at all like the American pine.”
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