woodpigeon


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woodpigeon

[ˈwʊdˌpɪdʒən] Npaloma f torcaz
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Females will tackle prey as large as a woodpigeon, and even magpies, while males usually take nothing larger than a blackbird.
Birds such as Goldfinch and Woodpigeon fed at fewer than 20% of feeders in 1973, but at over 80% now: it's helping to drive increases in these birds across urban Britain.
It is just possible that the combination of a favourable wind direction and a speculative flypast of known woodpigeon haunts presented an opportunity that was too good to resist.
Shoppers will hear the sounds of the country's10 greatest songbirds being played, including the blackbird, nightingale, robin, cuckoo, woodpigeon, blue tit and wren chirping away.
The Tyne and Wear top 10 was: starling; house sparrow; blackbird; woodpigeon; blue tit; goldfinch; magpie; feral pigeon; great tit and robin.
The woodpigeon came close behind in fifth place, with 2.1 sightings per garden per hour.
The book begins with the author's limited boyhood knowledge of the songs: the caw of the crow, the coo of the woodpigeon and the pyahpyah of a chip-nicking seagull.
WOODPIGEON - THUMBTACKS AND GLUE CALGARY native Mark Andrew Hamilton, aka Woodpigeon, has yet to make a big impact on these shores, despite already releasing four full-length studio albums.
Ewan McGregor is a small but brave woodpigeon who joins a service carrying secret messages behind enemy lines.
On eartothesound.blogspot.com, however, music reviewer Michael Elves compares Saul's book to Calgary's Woodpigeon release Treasury Library Canada because, well, the cover art is similarly themed and because both endeavors are a wake-up call "to embrace our true selves" and shake off the inferiority complex that is hampering Canada's success.
Other rabbits would visit, of course, but also voles, weasels, cats - both domestic and wild - and, on one memorable occasion, a woodpigeon.
Even worse, it could have been a film based on The Guardian Weekend magazine, where a wealthy former model explains why her children have gone organic, then gives a recipe for braised woodpigeon with truffles, foie gras and solid silver.