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  • Available at SongbirdEssentials. com and other wild-bird stores.

    Whether to attract (hummingbirds) or repel (mosquitoes), products deliver

  • It appeared to be a mosaic of a wild-bird form of flu, a human type and a strain found in pigs.

    The Path of a Pandemic

  • Additionally, certain game species from this ecoregion are threatened by over-harvest for protein and/or the wild-bird trade.

    Bolivian Yungas

  • That was the great work I was asked to do for them — that shy, mysterious girl with the melodious wild-bird voice was the evil being I was asked to slay with poisoned arrows!

    Green Mansions

  • A single wild-bird egg scarcely larger than Xylina's thumbnail was found balanced on top of one of the toppled palisade-stones.

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • The most devastating love-cry ever uttered, except that of King David over his friend, is the cry this American poet dares to put into the heart of "a wild-bird from Alabama" that has lost its mate.

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions

  • Showered aloft in spray of song the wild-bird twitter floats

    The Joy of Earth

  • And he wanted money in a hurry, for he had a nest to feather for a lady wild-bird that he'd captured -- which meant me.

    The Prairie Wife

  • Aeroplanes, crossing singly or in wild-bird formations, are so common in the sky of Faery that every one in those parts, while turning his own eyes inevitably upwards, secretly thinks his neighbour lamentably rustic and unsophisticated for looking at them.

    Living Alone

  • There was a wild-bird part of him which had escaped, which I could never recapture and cage again.

    The Prairie Child

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