Downy bird

Downy bird
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  • downy — /ˈdaʊni/ (say downee) adjective (downier, downiest) 1. of the nature of or resembling down; fluffy; soft. 2. made of down. 3. covered with down. 4. soft; soothing; calm. –phrase 5. downy bird, Colloquial a canny person. {Phrase Origin: ? from… …  

  • Downy Woodpecker — Male Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Bird feeding — is the activity of feeding wild birds. HistoryJames Fisher noted that the first person to feed wild birds was the sixth century monk St Serf of Fife who tamed a robin by feeding it. It was in the winter of 1890 91 that people were encouraged to… …   Wikipedia

  • bird — birdless, adj. /berrd/, n. 1. any warm blooded vertebrate of the class Aves, having a body covered with feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, scaly legs, a beak, and no teeth, and bearing young in a hard shelled egg. 2. a fowl or game bird. 3 …   Universalium

  • Bird — /berrd/, n. Larry, born 1956, U.S. basketball player. * * * I Any of the warm blooded, beaked vertebrates of the class Aves, including more than 9,600 living species. A covering of feathers distinguishes birds from all other animals. Birds have a …   Universalium

  • downy — adjective (downier; est) Date: 1578 1. resembling a bird s down 2. covered with down 3. made of down 4. soft, soothing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Secretary Bird — Taxobox name = Secretary Bird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49471|title=Sagittarius serpentarius|downloaded=8 May 2006 (database entry includes justification for least… …   Wikipedia

  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 — The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA), codified at 16 U.S.C. §§ 703–712 (although §709 is omitted), is a United States federal law, at first enacted in 1916 in order implement the convention for the protection of migratory birds… …   Wikipedia

  • Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory — Infobox Protected area name = Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory iucn category = caption = Location of the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory base width = 220px locator x = 217 locator y = 175 location = Eastern Ontario nearest city = Picton …   Wikipedia

  • Magic humming bird — Magic Mag ic, Magical Mag ic*al, a. [L. magicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. magique. See {Magi}.] 1. Pertaining to the hidden wisdom supposed to be possessed by the Magi; relating to the occult powers of nature, and the producing of effects by their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plume bird — Plume Plume, n. [F., fr. L. pluma. Cf. {Fly}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. [1913 Webster] Wings . . . of many a colored plume. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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