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  • I remember my father coming home muddy, tired, and happy when I was very young, with four or five long-billed, brown-and-white birds in hand.

    How to Hunt Snipe With a Shotgun

  • I also saw why Alfred Hitchcock chose the location: the sky was full of birds, but, at least according to the book on my bedside table, they were more black oystercatchers and long-billed curlews than killer blackbirds.

    Fallin’ Up

  • I also saw why Alfred Hitchcock chose the location: the sky was full of birds, but, at least according to the book on my bedside table, they were more black oystercatchers and long-billed curlews than killer blackbirds.

    Fallin’ Up

  • I take the Madison Avenue bus to get to the park: Passengers, if they look at me at all, pretend — in typical New York fashion — that I am not carrying a 6. 6-foot rod and a big canvas creel and wearing a long-billed fishing cap.

    The Lure of Central Park

  • I added long-billed dowitchers to the list yesterday … and many green winged teal together, estimated the flock around 200.

    Think Progress » Pelosi Welcomes Tea Partiers To Join Progressives In Fighting Against Special Interests

  • I also saw why Alfred Hitchcock chose the location: the sky was full of birds, but, at least according to the book on my bedside table, they were more black oystercatchers and long-billed curlews than killer blackbirds.

    Fallin’ Up

  • The RSPB said the research, conducted to examine the effectiveness of the banning of the drug in 2006 in India followed by further measures in August 2008, showed that oriental white-backed, long-billed and slender-billed vultures were still at risk.

    Banned livestock drug continues to threaten India's vultures, conservationists warn

  • Connolly was a Democratic gadfly in Maine who was known for his irrepressible mouth and the long-billed fishing cap he wore everywhere.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • BAIT: A long-billed, suspending jerkbait like Smithwick's Deep Suspending Rattlin 'Rogue in clown color gets down to where the monsters hold.

    Part I: Locate Your Lake's Biggest Spawning Bass

  • Connolly was a Democratic gadfly in Maine who was known for his irrepressible mouth and the long-billed fishing cap he wore everywhere.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

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