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" ... linnets congregating towards the close of a fine winter's evening, perched on the summit of some bare tree, pluming themselves in the last rays of the sun, chirruping the commencement of their evening song, and then bursting simultaneously into one... "
The Natural History of Ireland - Page 269
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1849 - 1791 pages
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte - Birds - 1832
...remarked the common European gray linnets, in the manner above described of the American goldfinch, congregating towards the close of a fine winter's...tree, pluming themselves in the last rays of the sun, chirupping the commencement of their evening song, and then bursting simultaneously into one general...
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The Natural History of Selborne, with Its Antiquities: Naturalist's Calendar ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1850 - 418 pages
...Wilson's Ornithology, " who has lived much in the country, must have often remarked the common European linnets congregating towards the close of a fine winter's evening, perched on the summit of tome bar« tree, pluming themselves in the last rays of the sun, chirruping the commencement of their...
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Cage and Chamber-birds: Their Natural History, Habits, Food, Diseases ...

Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Cage birds - 1856 - 500 pages
...who has lived much in the country most have remarked the Common Linnets congregating towards the dose of a fine winter's evening, perched on the summit of some bare tree, pluming themselves m the last rays of the sun, chirruping the commencement of their evening song, and then bursting simultaneously...
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Natural History of Selborne: With Its Antiquities, Naturalist's Calendar ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1858 - 437 pages
...Wilson's Ornithology, " who hai lived much in the country, must have often remarked the common European linnets congregating towards the close of a fine winter's...bare tree, pluming themselves in the last rays of the nun, chirruping the commencement of their evening song, and then bursting simultaneously into one general...
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Cage and Chamber-birds: Their Natural History, Habits, Food, Diseases ...

Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Cage birds - 1885 - 500 pages
...country most have remarked the Common Linnets congregating towards the close of a fine winter's evemng, perched on the summit of some bare tree, pluming themselves...chorus, again resuming their single strains, and again joimng, as if happy and rejoicing at the termination of their day's employment." GILBEBT WHITE also...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 2

English periodicals - 1891
...in song. In the winter linnets may be seen congregating towards the close of a fine winter evening, pluming themselves in the last rays of the sun, chirruping the commencement of their vesper song ; and chorus. In the caged linnet the strain is rapid and varied ; often a prolonged extemporising...
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