Did St. Francis preach to the birds? …

Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats. A Rebecca West Quotation Abert’s Towhee The Abert’s Towhee (Pipilo aberti) is a bird of the family Emberizidae, native to a small range in southwestern North…

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The bird alighteth not on the spread net…

The bird alighteth not on the spread net when it beholds another bird in the snare. Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you. A Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotation Spotted Dove The Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis), also known as the Spotted Turtle…

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Birds of prey do not flock together.

Birds of prey do not flock together. A Portuguese proverb Common Black Hawk or Mangrove Black Hawk The Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes the eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. The Mangrove Black Hawk, traditionally considered a distinct…

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