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" ... in succession are placed in the interstices, but always in the same plane, so at last there is a circle of eight eggs, all standing upright in the sand, with several inches of sand intervening between each. The male bird assists the female in opening... "
An Introduction to the Birds of Australia - Seite 80
von John Gould - 1848 - 134 Seiten
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1854
...next four eggs in succession are placed in the interstices, but always in the same plane ; eo that there is a circle of eight eggs, all standing upright...with several inches of sand intervening between each. Sometimes several of these mounds are constructed close to one another. I have found two within two...
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Marvels and Mysteries of Instinct: Or, Curiosities of Animal Life

G. Garratt - 1862 - 433 Seiten
...laid, it is still placed in the same plane, but in the fourth corner of the square, or rather lozenge. The next four eggs in succession are placed in. the...several inches of sand intervening between each." The hatching process is extremely protracted, extending, from first to last, over a period of three or...
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The Human Side of Birds

Royal Dixon - 1917 - 246 Seiten
...the next four eggs o in succession are placed in the interstices, but always in the same plane, so at last there is a circle of eight eggs, all standing...been several times robbed. The natives say that the hen bird lays an egg every day." The eggs are hatched by the heat engendered by the decaying vegetation,...
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