For three or four centuries they have remained upon this small promontory, on which they had settled like a flight of seabirds
, without mixing with the Marseillaise population, intermarrying, and preserving their original customs and the costume of their mother-country as they have preserved its language.
He looked like a frightful and elaborate scarecrow set up on the poop of a death- stricken ship, set up to keep the seabirds
from the corpses.
Here and there a fishing boat, with a rag of sail, running madly for shelter before the blast, now and again the white wings of a storm-tossed seabird
It will be one valiant sword the less, but there will remain still three, without reckoning my own; now four devoted men around the king to protect him from his enemies, to be at his side in battle, to aid him with counsel, to escort him in flight, are sufficient, not to make the king a conqueror, but to save him if conquered; and whatever Mazarin may say, once on the shores of France your royal husband may find as many retreats and asylums as the seabird
finds in a storm.
are being severely threatened by fisheries, pollution and invasive species.
CANBERRA, Australia, Dhu-AlQa'dah 17, 1436, September 01, 2015, SPA -- Plastic can already be found in the guts of the vast majority of seabirds
, UPI reported.
ISLAMABAD -- Seabird
populations are on a steady and dramatic decline as 70% of seabirds
have vanished since the 1950s that represents a staggering 230 million birds, according to a new study.
Moreover, impacts of oil-related pollutants on seabirds
have never been investigated at community and pan-Arctic scales.
Situated a mile off the coast of Amble in Northumberland, Coquet Island is home to tens of thousands of breeding seabirds
during spring and summer, including the UK's only colony of roseate terns.
Mr Sargeant said: "Welsh seas support a significant proportion of the UK's, and in some cases the world's, breeding populations of a number of seabirds
Sandwich tern Picture: ADRIAN FOSTER MOST of us have forgotten the incessant storms of last winter, but seabird
enthusiasts will remember the thousands of seabirds
washed up dead onto beaches in France, Wales and England.
To date, there has been poor documentation of fungal (particularly Aspergillus species) burdens in natural seabird
loafing and roosting sites compared with fungal numbers in rehabilitation or captive settings and the various microenvironments that seabirds
are exposed to during the rehabilitation process.