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  • n. Alternative spelling of bronzewing.

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Examples

  • Flory shot several more pigeons, and a small bronze-wing dove with back as green as verdigris.

    Burmese Days

  • The wonga-wonga and bronze-wing and great fruit-pigeons are, like the "bald-pates" of

    Birds in the Calendar

  • Just as I reached the highest summit this morning a bronze-wing pigeon arose from it; a circumstance rather remarkable considering that this was the only bird of that species seen on this side the mountains besides the one we saw on Pigeon Ponds on the 3rd of

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • We passed through a scrub which swarmed with kangaroos, bronze-wing pigeons, and cockatoos; also by a rather singular hollow resembling the bed of a dry lake, in which we found several grasses apparently new and very beautiful, * together with a low but wide-spreading bush which bore a fruit resembling a cherry in size and taste, but with a more elongated stone.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • a variety of birds had congregated -- the Rose Cockatoo, the piping Magpie, the Calodera, various parrots and parroquets, bronze-wing Pigeons, and numerous small birds.

    Expedition into Central Australia

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