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" ... bower itself is built. This, like the platform on which it is placed and with which it is interwoven, is formed of sticks and twigs, but of a more slender and flexible description, the tips of the twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly... "
Handbook to The Birds of Australia - Seite 443
von John Gould - 1865
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Scenes and Tales of Country Life: With Recollections of Natural History

Edward Jesse - 1844 - 399 Seiten
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards, and nearly meet at the top. In the interior of the bower, the materials are so placed that the forks of the...bower is much enhanced by the manner in which it is deSATIN BOWER BIRDS, With their Decorated Playing Ground. corated, at and near the entrance, with the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Bände 11-12

1849
...arranged as to curve inwards, and nearly meet at the top. In the interior of the bower, the materials an so placed that the forks of the twigs are always presented...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds.' In this way an avenue about two feet in length is formed ; either eud if decorated by gaudy feathers...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - 1850 - 544 Seiten
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly meet at the top : in the interior of the bower the materials are so placed, that the forks of the...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds. Tne interest of this curious bower is much enhanced by the manner in which it is decorated at and near...
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The North British review

1852
...twigs being so arranged as to curve upwards and nearly meet at the top ; in the interior of the bower the materials are so placed that the forks of the...slightest obstruction is offered to the passage of the bird. The interest of this curious bower is much enhanced by the manner in which it is decorated at...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the ..., Band 6

William Somerville Orr - 1855
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly meet at the top ; in tho interior of the bower the materials are so placed that the forks of the...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds. For what purpose these curious bowers are made is not yet, perhaps, fully understood ; they are certainly...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: Organic nature, v. 3] A system of natural ...

William Somerville Orr - 1855
...the top ; in the interior of the bower the materials arc so placed that the forks of the twigs arc always presented outwards, by which arrangement not the slightest obstruction is offered to tho passage of the birds. For what purpose these curious bowers are made is not yet, perhaps, fully...
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Cyclopaedia of the Natural Sciences

William Baird - 1858 - 613 Seiten
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly meet at the top. In the interior of the bower the materials are so placed that the forks of the...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds. These bowers or runs are not used as nests, but apparently as playing grounds at the pairing time and...
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ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

S.G. GOODRICH - 1859
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inward and nearly meet at the top ; in the interior of the bower the materials are so placed that the forks of the twigs are always presented outward, by which arrangement not the slightest obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds....
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The illustrated natural history, Band 2

John George Wood - 1862
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly meet at the top ; in the interior of the bower, the materials are so placed that the forks of the...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds. For what purpose these curious bowers are made is not yet, perhaps, fully understood ; they are certainly...
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The Illustrated Natural History: Reptiles, fishes, molluscs, etc

John George Wood - 1862
...twigs being so arranged as to curve inwards and nearly meet at the top ; in the interior of the bower, the materials are so placed that the forks of the...obstruction is offered to the passage of the birds. For what purpose these curious bowers are made is not yet, perhaps, fully understood; they are certainly...
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