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  • n. Plural form of shikra.


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  • Sometimes two or three of the _corvi_ act as if they had formed a league for the prevention of nest-building on the part of white-eyed buzzards, kites, shikras and other of the lesser birds of prey.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Cuckoos, at seasons when they are silent, are apt to be overlooked, or mistaken for shikras.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India


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