running bird

running bird

[′rən·iŋ ‚bərd]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of the large, flightless, heavy birds usually categorized as ratites.
References in classic literature ?
I will tell also of the huge bird which chased Challenger to the shelter of the rocks one day--a great running bird, far taller than an ostrich, with a vulture-like neck and cruel head which made it a walking death.
But hunters want their dogs to find birds they can shoot, and that often means trailing a running bird.
Stockton Council's Parks and Countryside team are running bird box-building sessions as part of National Nest Box Week.
He started out on the London stage and has since received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Running Bird in ``Dances With Wolves.
The Big Garden Birdwatch is also a record breaker as it's the largest and longest running bird survey in the world.
SYBIL the Seriema running bird is trying to hatch golf balls - because she thinks they are her eggs.
I am really most interested in the young,' a woman of great sensibility and some weight in the museum world once murmured, articulating the historical thesis that the viable artist is either already established or a young running bird of the next revolution.
Sunday, about 100 birders in the Eugene-Springfield area were among the estimated 55,000-plus people nationwide participating in the 105th annual Christmas Bird Count, the longest running bird survey in the world.
It's the biggest and longest running bird survey in the world, which tracks the fortunes of our garden birds.
If I had equipped the clog with an e-collar during the hunt I surely would have zapped the clog when he began trailing the running bird and I would have missed out on using the breed's instinctive talent in its most productive way.
I explained that in the dog's reasoning, a running bird was a cripple to be chased down and brought home to Daddy, but to a non-hunter that reasonable explanation doesn't fly.
My German shorthaired pointer, Duke, stiffened into a hard point on the trail of a running bird in the knee-deep swamp grass of a dried-up prairie lakebed.