He wears a beaver hat and swallow-tailed
coat, girdled with a sailor-belt and sheath-knife.
His dress was a tight-fitting swallow-tailed black coat (from one of whose pockets dangled a vast length of white handkerchief), black kerseymere knee-breeches, black stockings, and stumpy-looking pumps, with huge bunches of black satin ribbon for bows.
To speak plainly, the fellow had, in spite of his grinning, an audacious and sinister kind of face; and as he curvetted right into the village, the old stumpy appearance of his pumps excited no little suspicion; and many a burgher who beheld him that day would have given a trifle for a peep beneath the white cambric handkerchief which hung so obtrusively from the pocket of his swallow-tailed coat.
Many and many a party of young ladies and gentlemen had their state gondolas handsomely decorated, and ate supper on board, bringing their swallow-tailed
, white- cravatted varlets to wait upon them, and having their tables tricked out as if for a bridal supper.
He seemed fully as tall as the Wizard, and was dressed in a red and white checked vest and a blue swallow-tailed
coat, and had yellow knee breeches and purple silk stockings upon his slender legs.
A small, dark man, dapper and debonair, swallow-tailed
and top-hatted, was waltzing about the stage with dainty, mincing steps, and in a thin little voice singing something or other about somebody or something evidently pathetic.
The one of a kind park is home to diverse wildlife including the bald eagle, swallow-tailed
kite and many wading birds.
For comparison purposes, similar data are presented (Table 2) for three additional swifts, the Lesser Swallow-tailed
Swift (Panyptila cayennensis), Neotropical Palm-Swift (Tachornis squamatcr, Collins and Thomas 2012), and Short-tailed Swift (Chaetura brachyura; Collins 1968).
To help others discover and subsequently care about a swamp forest, his treehouses facilitate a sort of immersion course, allowing guests to meet sturgeon and turtles as they paddle along the river and to imagine the life of a heron or swallow-tailed
kite as they mount stairs to dwell among trees for the night.
He is a key player in many conservation initiatives including those focused on swallow-tailed
kites and white-crowned pigeons.
Landenberger's superb full color paintings of Iowa's bird life ranging from the American Kestrel, to the Snowy Owl, to the Swallow-Tailed
Kite, to the American Bald Eagle.
You're likely to see flamingos and green sea turtles, flightless cormorants, bright marine iguanas, Espanola lava lizards, hood mockingbirds, swallow-tailed
gulls, blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, redbilled tropicbirds, Galapagos hawks, Darwin's finches, waved albatross and even penguins, dolphins, shark and whales.