Wild pigeon

Related to Wild pigeon: passenger pigeon
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The fatigue was wholesome, and I was so bad a shot that no other creature suffered loss from my gain except one hapless wild pigeon. The thawing snow left the fallen beechnuts of the autumn before uncovered among the dead leaves, and the forest was full of the beautiful birds.
Return of Spring.- Appearance of Snakes.- Great Flights of Wild Pigeons.- Renewal of the Voyage.- Night Encampments.- Platte River.
During this time I made my rounds in the woods for game every day when the rain permitted me, and made frequent discoveries in these walks of something or other to my advantage; particularly, I found a kind of wild pigeons, which build, not as wood-pigeons in a tree, but rather as house-pigeons, in the holes of the rocks; and taking some young ones, I endeavoured to breed them up tame, and did so; but when they grew older they flew away, which perhaps was at first for want of feeding them, for I had nothing to give them; however, I frequently found their nests, and got their young ones, which were very good meat.
As I sit at my window this summer afternoon, hawks are circling about my clearing; the tantivy of wild pigeons, flying by two and threes athwart my view, or perching restless on the white pine boughs behind my house, gives a voice to the air; a fish hawk dimples the glassy surface of the pond and brings up a fish; a mink steals out of the marsh before my door and seizes a frog by the shore; the sedge is bending under the weight of the reed-birds flitting hither and thither; and for the last half-hour I have heard the rattle of railroad cars, now dying away and then reviving like the beat of a partridge, conveying travellers from Boston to the country.
The chickens, which had always gone into the bush and hidden their eggs, were given laying-bins, and Joan went out herself to shoot wild duck and wild pigeons for the table.
Between 2007 and 2013, Drake traveled frequently to Central Asia from her base in Istanbul to work on two projects, which became the highly acclaimed photo books Two Rivers and Wild Pigeon .
Ascardia spp and Capillaria spp are the most common nematodes in pigeon (Kirsch and Degenhartdt, 1979) and protozoan infections among Haemoproteus columbae, transmitted by Pseudolynchia canariensis affects domestic as well as wild pigeon is called as pseudomalaria or pigeon malaria and is fatal to young ones.
The best bean varieties for short corn (corn that grows about 6 feet tall), such as 'Tutelo Strawberry,' are the semi-pole or Native American bush beans that develop long runners--'Amish Nuttle' or 'Wild Pigeon' are good examples.
The red fox, Arabian Lynx live in the sanctuary, which is a safe haven for many migratory and endemic birds, such as Hoopoe, Indian roller, pipit, bee, Egyptian vulture, Eagle, and See-see partridge, owls, and crowned Sandgrouse, wild pigeon, falcon, curlew, and seagull.
The Red Fox, Arabian Lynx also lives in the sanctuary, which is a safe haven for many migratory and endemic birds, such as Hoopoe, Indian Roller, Pipit, Bee, Egyptian Vulture, Eagle, the See-See Partridge, Owls, and Crowned Sandgrouse, along with Wild Pigeon, Falcon, Curlew, and Seagulls.