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The natural history of Ireland - Page 198
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1851
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Zoology - 1803
...can persuade ourselves of its being the real beak or snout of a quadruped. The length of the animal, from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail, is thirteen inches, of which the former occupies an inch and a half. The body is depressed, and has...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever ..., Volume 9

Thomas Smith - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1806
...Hunter ; and only one or two others have as yet arrived in England. The length of this curious animal from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail is thirteen inches, of •which the beak occupies one inch and a half. The head is rather small, and...
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Travels in Sweden, during the autumn of 1812

Thomas Thomson - 1813
...in Great Britain, and very rare in Sweden. It is about the size of the falco palumbariw or goshawk. From the tip of the beak to the end of the tail is about 22 inches. The distance between the extremities of the wings when stretched is about 34. feet....
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History and description of water birds

Birds - 1816
...Wingate, of the Westgate, Newcastle. THE RED-LEGGED SANDPIPER. Tringa Erythropus. THIS bird measures from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail, ten inches. The bill is an inch and three-eighths long, black at the tip, and reddish towards the base...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 4

1825
...of which onr engraving affords а striking representation, is in size about four or five inches long from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail; the colour of the beak black, inclining toward* the base to red; the crown of the head is spotted with...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

Science - 1827
...was seen near the place where this was killed, but it evaded pursuit. The specimen killed measured from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail, 2 feet 3 inches ; from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other, 5 feet 6$ inches. A notice of the...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 2

Science - 1827
...was seen near the place where this was killed, but it evaded pursuit. The specimen killed measured from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail, 2 feet 3 inches ; from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other, 5 feet 6| inches. A notice of the...
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The fourth book for children

John White - Children's literature, English - 1833 - 216 pages
...the largest of birds. It often meas'-ures more than fourteen feet in height, and as many in length, from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail. Its head is small, and, as well as the greater part of the neck, is flesh-coloured, and clothed only...
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The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Amusements - 1833 - 616 pages
...feathers black ; those The weight of this bird varies from ten and a half to fifteen ounces ; the length from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail is about fourteen inches, the breadth twenty-two : the bill is rather more than an inch long, of a...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...confine ourselves to the first of these birds. THE WILD SWAN. The WILD SWAN measures five feet in length, from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail ; and above sereu in breadth, from tip to tip of the wings ; and weighs from thirteen to sixteen pounds....
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