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.
“This area is home to several endangered and endemic birds, including the white-necked parakeet, coppery-chested jacamar, and bicoloured antvireo.”
“Two seabirds with restricted breeding ranges, the providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri) and white-necked petrel (P. cervicalis) have been reported breeding on Philip Island.”
“Status of white-necked picathartes – another reason for the conservation of the Peninsula forest, Sierra Leone.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Status of white-necked picathartes - another reason for the conservation of the Peninsula Forest, Sierra Leone.”
“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”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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