Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having red legs or feet, as a bird: specifically noting several birds.
“In the case of bullfrogs, they are directly responsible for the decline of many native species of the West, including the Chiricahua leopard frog, the California red-legged frog, and the California tiger salamander, among others, either by eating them, out-competing them for food and habitat, or by spreading disease.”
“Some people blame taxes, others blame the red-legged tree frog, and a couple of locals said the plant owned by Mexico's Cemex SAB was regulated out of business—or was just in a slump.”
“In Italy we have both the red-legged and grey-legged varieties of partridge.”
“For good measure, half of Altamont's 2,100 acres is a certified wildlife habitat that's home to the endangered San Joaquin kit fox, the western burrowing owl and the threatened California red-legged frog and tiger salamander.”
“In the Pacific Southwest, that means ongoing efforts regarding 290 endangered and threatened species, including the California red-legged frog and the Southern sea otter.”
“In the Pacific Southwest region, that means ongoing efforts regarding 290 endangered and threatened species, including the California red-legged frog and the Southern sea otter.”
“RedLeg – you may want to be fully counted, on the census, as your species [California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii)] has a ‘threatened’ listing by the USFWS”
“Most amphibians are visual feeders and the red-legged salamander is no exception.”
“The videos below show two kinds of salamander, the terrestrial red-legged salamander (Plethodon shermani) and the aquatic hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis), engaging in their respective feeding behaviors.”
“Now imagine eating something that is a quarter long as your body, which is the size ratio between the red-legged salamander and the waxworm.”
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Compound adjectives - based on the FAO ASFIS list of waterborne species.
Adjectives used in actual (non-taxonomic) bird names, past and present.
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