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" I observed with concern the extraordinary affection manifested by these birds towards each other ; for, whenever one fell dead or wounded on the water, its mate or a stranger immediately alighted by its side, swam round it, pushed it with its bill as... "
The natural history of Ireland - Page 234
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1851
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The Birds of America, Volume 7

John James Audubon - Birds - 1844 - 451 pages
...their prey fast. I observed with concern the extraordinary affection manifested by these birds towards each other; for whenever one fell dead or wounded...a stranger immediately alighted by its side, swam around it, pushed it with its bill as if to urge it to fly or dive, and seldom would leave it until...
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A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory

William Macgillivray - 1852
...their prey fast. I observed with concern the extraordinary affection manifested by these birds towards each other ; for, whenever one fell dead or wounded...of the danger, it would plunge below in an instant. Those which fell wounded immediately ran with speed to some hole, and dived into it, on which no further...
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Excursions to Arran, Ailsa Craig, and the two Cumbraes, with reference to ...

David Landsborough - 1852
...resort to its unfledged young." Audubon, who gives a most interesting account of the puffin, mentions the extraordinary affection manifested by these birds...urge it to fly or dive, and seldom would leave it till an oar was raised to knock it on the head, when at last, aware of the danger, it would plunge...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
.... affection manifested by these birds toward each other ; for, whenever one fell Juwu or tumbled in the water, its mate or a stranger immediately alighted...an oar was raised to knock it on the head, when, at lust, aware of •the danger, it would plunge below iu fin instant. Thoee which fell wounded immediately...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...ORNITHOLOGY. affection manifested by these birds toward each other ; for, whenever oue fell down or tumbled in the water, its mate or a stranger immediately alighted...would leave it until an oar was raised to knock it ou the head, when, at last, aware of the danger, it would plunge below in an instant. Those which fell...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

Natural history - 1850
...remarkable feature in the character of this bird. His words are these, in speaking of the puffin : — " Whenever one fell dead or wounded on the water, its...until an oar was raised to knock it on the head." (Ornithological Biography, vol. iii. p. 107. most distinctly articulated, and with a sharp stress upon...
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