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. British birds in their haunts. Birds. THE EUFF. MACHETES PUGNAX. Male i» SpW«,-Face covere<l w«h Yf °^f ^^''^Sfun^isLt I'iiT, and spotted with brown. Both the systematic names of this bird are descriptive of its quarrelsome propensities: machetes is Greek for ' a warrior," pugna^ Latin for "pugnacious." Well is the title deserved; for Euffs do not merely fight when they meet, but meet in order to fight. The season for the in- dulgence of their warhke tastes is spring; the scene, a risin- spot of ground contiguous to a marsh ; and here all. Please note that these images are

. British birds in their haunts. Birds. THE EUFF. MACHETES PUGNAX. Male i» SpW«,-Face covere<l w«h Yf °^f ^^''^Sfun^isLt I'iiT, and spotted with brown. Both the systematic names of this bird are descriptive of its quarrelsome propensities: machetes is Greek for ' a warrior," pugna^ Latin for "pugnacious." Well is the title deserved; for Euffs do not merely fight when they meet, but meet in order to fight. The season for the in- dulgence of their warhke tastes is spring; the scene, a risin- spot of ground contiguous to a marsh ; and here all. Please note that these images are  Stock Photo
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. British birds in their haunts. Birds. THE EUFF. MACHETES PUGNAX. Male i» SpW«,-Face covere<l w«h Yf °^f ^^''^Sfun^isLt I'iiT, and spotted with brown. Both the systematic names of this bird are descriptive of its quarrelsome propensities: machetes is Greek for ' a warrior," pugna^ Latin for "pugnacious." Well is the title deserved; for Euffs do not merely fight when they meet, but meet in order to fight. The season for the in- dulgence of their warhke tastes is spring; the scene, a risin- spot of ground contiguous to a marsh ; and here all. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Johns, C. A. (Charles Alexander), 1811-1874. London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

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