Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the tail more or less yellow: specific in many phrase-names of animals.
“I can look out my window and see perhaps a dozen different kinds of parrot; yesterday twenty yellow-tailed black cockatoos flew over, making their deliciously mournful cries.”
“The sixth endemic genus is one of the most important mammalain flagship species for the Tropical Andes, the yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Oreonax flavicauda, CR), which was believed to be extinct until it was rediscovered in 1974.”
“There are several notable mammal species, such as endemic yellow-tailed wooly monkey Lagothrix flavicauda (CR), a species previously believed to be extinct by 1926.”
“You ` re going to wreck the habitat of the yellow-tailed swallow.”
“On hearing Bob Latchford's throaty screech "Chickenhawks, Chickenhawks," one might have thought one was in the presence of a Great Tit or possibly a yellow-tailed Tit.”
“Squinting, Khisanth saw thousands of the yellow-tailed glowbugs that often hovered near the nyphids at night.”
“As for the birds themselves, drere are many kinds represented: big black hawks; black and white eagles; white hawks; big blue hawks; yellow-tailed, bald eagles.”
“There was an ecstatic glint in his eye which meant that he had discovered a long-billed, yellow-tailed Peruvian fly-catcher, "very rare in these parts.”
“Dwarfed by 80m Eucalyptus obliqua, disarmed by the cathedral silence of an enveloping rainforest (punctured every now and then by a squawking yellow-tailed black cockatoo), we are sealed off from the outside world and open to this one.”
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