Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the tail more or less completely white: noting various birds and other animals.
“If Scotland isn't becoming entirely the nature reserve of the UK, then it's certainly its lungs – the successes with sea and white-tailed eagles, red grouse are great, but we need to do more for conservation, encouraged by these successes.”
“Like every unpaved acre in this part of the world, our property harbors an ever-growing herd of white-tailed deer, and is thus infested with the little Lyme disease – carrying arachnids.”
“We have identified prion protein variants in the white-tailed deer population and demonstrated that Prnp genotype affects the susceptibility/disease progression of white-tailed deer to CWD agent.”
“To search for possible CWD variant strains we analyzed 8 different CWD pools obtained from wild or domestic elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer.”
“Managing for proper nutrition in white-tailed deer is important for good body condition, good fawn production and recruitment, and maximum antler growth.”
“Two University of Toledo students who illegally killed a trophy white-tailed deer have been ordered to pay $13,278 in restitution to the Ohio Division of Wildlife ....”
“Obviously, the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is quite abundant around here.”
“Along the way to the Piedras Bola you may come across some of the 107 species of birds found in these rugged hills and if you wander off onto one of the side trails, you may spot the tracks of puma, mountain lions, wild boars or white-tailed deer.”
“Natural England is currently considering the reintroduction of the white-tailed eagle, hen harrier and short-haired bumblebee, while a recent feasibility study on the reintroduction of the Eurasian beaver in areas of England foresaw various potential ecological benefits.”
“Britain's Ecological Society cites the osprey, white-tailed eagle, red kite and in particular large blue butterfly as recent examples of successful reintroductions.”
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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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