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n.1.(Zool.) An Australian pigeon of the genus Phaps, of several species; - so called from its bronze plumage.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Years later, his father Jim Hickman (later a Commodore of the RYCT) allowed the teenage Roger and several mates to take his classic yacht Bronzewing on extended overnight trips in southern Tasmanian waters, once in near dire circumstances when a storm came sweeping up the coast.
Under his stewardship, GCM discovered the Plutonic Gold Mine and explored, developed and operated the Bronzewing and Jundee Gold Mines, three world-class gold mines that continue to operate today.
Effective April 21, Navigator has produced inaugural gold bars at both its Bronzewing and Leonora Gold Projects, located 960 km and 830 km northeast of Perth respectively.
The bill is especially long in the New Guinea Bronzewing (Henicophaps albifrons) (Coates 1985), reminiscent of the condition in Darwin's Carrier pigeons.
Youngstock winners: Section A, FM Goggin (Penboeth Bantam); Section B, K and P Cheetham (Carrwood Bronzewing); Section C: PJ Keyte (Oakmill Llywelyn).
As satellite telemetry and spatial information system technologies become both more affordable and more efficient, similar tracking methods could be applied to a range of other declining, nomadic species, such as the flock bronzewing pigeon.
"We did our first overnighter on Bronzewing (a 36-foot yacht belonging to Roger's dad Jim) for his ninth birthday.
The first on-site, full maintenance contact was agreed with contractor Brandbill for the Bronzewing gold mine in Western Australia, 1,000 km northeast of Perth, covering drill rigs, mine vehicles and ancillary equipment.
I used to love family weekends away on my Dad's Bronzewing, including times where I'd play with my siblings on the semi-submerged hull of the James Craig in Recherche Bay.
Navigator Resources Limited (ASX:NAV) has achieved the production milestone of 100,000 ounces of gold poured since the commencement of operation at the Company's Bronzewing Gold Project, located 960 kilometres northeast of Perth.
On Roger's 13th birthday, they took father Jim Hickman's 36-foot Bronzewing for an overnighter.