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n.1.(Zool.) The European redstart; - called also fireflirt.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The company confirmed it will complete the expansion of its Christmas Creek mine, commission the low-cost Firetail deposit at its Solomon mine and deliver port and rail projects to deliver a near-term growth target of 115 million tonnes per annum (mtpa).
The Co-operative has a trio of Aussies discounted with the Firetail Shiraz Cabernet, Firetail Chardonnay and Firetail Shiraz Ros all at pounds 4.49 down from pounds 8.99.
Firetail Estate Selection Shiraz Grenache 2010, Co-op and Scotmid - pounds 3.99 The half-price offer (from pounds 7.99) for the rest of May provides a good value, uncomplicated red - ideal for summer drinking.
He baited with a firetail jelly worm lure and started a fierce fight 190ft down with an 18lb 8oz pollack, a personal best by 2lb (pictured).
Fortescue said that resources at the Firetail deposit boosted overall Solomon resources to 2.4 billion tons.Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has appointed a new chief negotiator for the company's 2010 Asian iron ore pricing negotiation in response to "increased complexities" in the Asian market.
The company has increased the iron ore resources to 175 million metric tonnes at the Firetail deposit.
The predatory efficacy of native crimson-spotted rainbow fish Melanotaenia duboulayi (Melanotaeniidae), Australian smelt Retropinna semoni (Retropinnadae), Pacific blue-eye Pseudomugil signifer (Atherinidae), firetail gudgeon Hyposeleotris galii (Eleotridae), empire gudgeon Hypseleotris compressa (Eleotridae), and estuary perchlet Ambassis marianus (Ambassidae) was compared with that of the exotic eastern mosquito fish Gambusia holbrooki (Poeciliidae).
Class in American History, 1900 Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crew Creek) wearing tribal clothing.
Ground marks off Amble are also providing fair sport for anglers using leadheads and firetail yellow worm lures.
By now I had lots of birds: homing pigeons and racing pigeons, budgerigars, various kinds of finch (double-bar, zebra, firetail and Gouldian Painted Finches), quails, turtle-doves, cockatiels--some of them birds I'd stolen with Rick--and a kookaburra called Jack.
They include such species as the painted button quail, beautiful firetail, southern emuwren, brown treecreeper, tawny frogmouth and restless flycatcher.
For oboe, for example, he selects the Australian diamond firetail finch, and for flute, he picks the long whistles of the white-bellied green imperial pigeon and the descending run of short notes uttered by the strawberry finch.