Sentence Examples


  • The snowy heron is a rare plume bird seen occasionally along the coast.
  • Pulmonata are widely distinguished from a small number of Streptoneura at one time associated with them on account of their mantle-chamber being converted, as in Pulmonata, into a lung, and the ctenidium or branchial plume aborted.
  • Mantle-skirt, allowing the g, Gill-plume (ctenidium).
  • The young lack the ornamental plume, and in them the head and neck are clothed with short black feathers, while the bill is yellow.
  • The plumage is white, except the primaries, which are black, and a black plume, formed by the secondaries, tertials and lower scapulars, and richly glossed with bronze, blue and green, which curves gracefully over the hind-quarters.