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And did she not make a knight of me by gently asking if I would be so kind as to carve the chicken, and how she laughed quite disproportionally at my school-boy story of the man who, being asked to carve a pigeon, said he thought they had better send for a wood-carver, as it seemed to be a wood pigeon.
More than 70 types of birds have been recorded there, the most important of these being the Arabian Dove, Bulbul, Mountain Pigeon, Wood Pigeon, Egyptian Eagle and Golden Eagle.
A HELICOPTER passenger was hurt after a wood pigeon smashed through the cockpit's windscreen on approach to Edinburgh Airport.
Packs include two choice breast fillets of wood pigeon, pheasant or partridge (PS6.50 RRP) and are exclusively available from The Country Victualler, the traditional butchery located in the Engine Yard at Belvoir, the estate's PS2.5 million artisan shopping village.
'In the olden days, birds named wood pigeons, locally called 'aghagh' of the size of doves, indicated the ripening of seeds in a particular area of the forest,' he said, adding deviation from the natural process always brought destruction to the forest and caused losses to the wildlife as well because the wood pigeon population had become extinct due to early harvest of chalghuza trees which was its most favourite food.
OLLY MURPHY was nearly lost for words after Hurricane Rita, Piri Massini, Wood Pigeon and Bisoubisou completed a 1,228-1 four-timer.
ON THE MENU Expect gourmet dining at the hotel's 1877 restaurant, where country estate classics such as smoked wood pigeon and slow-roasted lamb reign supreme, with main course prices starting at PS15.95.
The sandwich featured wood pigeon, beetroot and pear.
<BNathan Lane and his 'English Country Garden' sandwich of wood pigeon, beetroot and pear
The elite sandwich featured wood pigeon, beetroot and pear.
Her nemesis is a particularly determined wood pigeon. Dot also used to be a bodyguard for two chickens, and was paid in cheese.