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" The length of the peacock, from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail', is about three feet eight inches. "
The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer - Page 536
1764
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 43

English literature - 1781
...аз big as the •*- Blackbird, and in lhape very much like it. It is in length, when full grown, from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, nine inches, of which the bill is one and a quarter, and the tail three inches long ; and, when in...
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A Natural History of English Song-birds: And Such of the Foreign as are ...

Eleazar Albin - Birds - 1759 - 96 pages
...Way, and five the other, being of an oblong Figure : It weighed thirteen Ounces : The Bird itfelf is in Length, from the Tip of the Bill to the End of the Tail, eleven, of which the Bill is one Inch, and the Tail four Inches long. Of the Young, how to order them,...
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A Description of Three Hundred Animals,: Viz. Beasts, Birds, Fishes ...

Thomas Boreman - Whales - 1769 - 213 pages
...Common, the Wbite-creJleJ, and the Parrot called the Macao. 24. THE RAVEN is a very large Fowl, being in Length, from the Tip of the Bill to the End of the Tail, about two Feet. The Bill is long, thick, fharp, and ver.y black ; the upper Chap fbrr.ewhat hooked,...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1804
...the under somewhat darker. The bird is about the size of a magpie ; being about ieventeen inches 5 in length, from the tip of the bill to " the end of the large feathers of the tail. The bill, though in size it is proportionate to the- body, resembles that...
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Natural History of Birds

Samuel Ward - 1775
...univerfally known that it would be impertinent to give any farther defcriptiou. It is fix inches and an half in length, from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, and weighs fomewhat more than an ounce. It feeds upon grain, and does considerable mitchief in the...
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A Modern System of Natural History: Containing Accurate ..., Volume 5

Samuel Ward - 1775
...refembles the former in colour and fhape, but is considerably Imaller, and hardly weighs an ounce. Its length from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, is only fix inches, and its breadth, when the wings are extended, is eleven inches. The forehead is...
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The young gentleman and lady's philosophy: in a continued survey ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Martin - Science - 1782
...Birds of tad Omen, and are always found in defolate, lonefome, jnoonfh Grounds. — The Bittern is in Length from the Tip of the Bill to the End of the Tail, about thirty Inches — the Legs are long and bare of Feathers above the Knee.— It's Colour is a...
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Vivarium naturę or the naturalist's miscellany. ...

George Shaw
...life by Monf. Poivre, and have caufed it to be engraved. It is about thefize of a turkey, and meafures from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail two feet one N 2 inch inch and fix lines, and to the ends of the toes twd feet one inch. The bill meafures...
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An easy introduction to the arts and sciences

Richard Turner - 1792
...body of a fwan. THE ^. What kind of a bird is the cuckow ? A. It is about the bignefs of a magpie; its length, from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, being above twelve inches. The throat, bread, and belly are white. The feathers of the head are of...
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Transactions of the Linnean Society, Volume 4

Botany - 1798
...September 1792 1 fhot one of thefe birds, amoogft ten or a dozen more, on the fea-fhore at Bexhill. Its length from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail was feven inches; the breadth from tip to tip of the wings when extended, fourteen inches; and the...
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