. The popular natural history . Zoology. 268 THE GOAT-SUCKER. catch the cockchafers, as they fly about during the night in search of their food, and does not leave us until it has done its best to eat every chafer that comes across its path. The Nightjar also feeds on moths of various kinds, and catches them by sweeping quickly and silently among the branches of the trees near which the moth tribes most love to congregate. While engaged in their sport, they will occasionally settle on a bank, a wall, a post, or other convenient perch, crouch downward until they bring their head almost on a lev
RMPFYKC3. The popular natural history . Zoology. 268 THE GOAT-SUCKER. catch the cockchafers, as they fly about during the night in search of their food, and does not leave us until it has done its best to eat every chafer that comes across its path. The Nightjar also feeds on moths of various kinds, and catches them by sweeping quickly and silently among the branches of the trees near which the moth tribes most love to congregate. While engaged in their sport, they will occasionally settle on a bank, a wall, a post, or other convenient perch, crouch downward until they bring their head almost on a lev
. Animate creation : popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history. Zoology; Zoology. 268 THE COD. state. Salted Cod is to many persons a great dainty, but to others, among whom 1 must be reckoned, it is insufferably offensive, and even with all the additions of sauce and condiment is barely eatable. The Cod is sometimes sent away in a fresh state, but is often split and salted on the spot, packed in flats on board, and afterwards washed and dried on the rocks. In this state it is called Klip-fish or Rock-fish. The liver produces a most valuable oil, which is now in great
RMRN3XEK. Animate creation : popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history. Zoology; Zoology. 268 THE COD. state. Salted Cod is to many persons a great dainty, but to others, among whom 1 must be reckoned, it is insufferably offensive, and even with all the additions of sauce and condiment is barely eatable. The Cod is sometimes sent away in a fresh state, but is often split and salted on the spot, packed in flats on board, and afterwards washed and dried on the rocks. In this state it is called Klip-fish or Rock-fish. The liver produces a most valuable oil, which is now in great