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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of mollusks.
  • n. In ornithology, same as Monasa.


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  • There are 11 nationally threatened vertebrate species, including Aquila chrysaetos, Pandion haliaetus, Falco peregrinus, Ciconia nigra and Grus monacha.

    East Siberian taiga

  • In the lower reaches of the river, red-crowned crane Grus japonensis (EN), hooded crane Grus monacha* (VU), oriental stork Ciconia boyciana (EN), black stork Ciconia nigra*, yellow-legged buttonquail Turnix tanki, Far Eastern curlew Numenius madagascariensis and grey-faced buzzard Butastur indicus* are present.

    Central Sikhote-Alin, Russian Federation

  • Dum haec scribo, implorat opem meam monacha, in reliquis sana, et judicio recta, per.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Other birds considered as near-endemic to this ecoregion include dark-headed oriole (Oriolus monacha), Abyssinian catbird (Parophasma galinieri), Abyssinian slaty flycatcher (Dioptrornis chocolatinus), and yellow-fronted parrot (Poicephalus flavifrons).

    Ethiopian montane forests

  • Hiaticula monacha. — — — — — nigrifrons. — — — — — ruficapilla.

    Journals of expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the years 1840-1

  • About 85 percent of the world’s hooded cranes (G. monacha, VU) and 40 percent of white-naped cranes (G. vipio, VU) winter at Izumi on Kyushu.

    Biological diversity in Japan

  • One of the bird species (Oenanthe monacha) is regarded as endemic to the ecoregion, and there is one strictly endemic currently undescribed worm snake (Leptotyphlops sp nov.

    Sahara desert


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