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. In short, a good hunting dog should trail running birds and point sitting birds.
(23.) The SPC discussed running Bird as a candidate for mayor but later decided against fielding candidates in favour of mustering their resources for the provincial election.
Stockton Council's Parks and Countryside team are running bird box-building sessions as part of National Nest Box Week.
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.
A hunter should never shoot at a running bird. Sure, one will occasionally miss out on bagging a running bird, but your dog is far more important than a bird or two.
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.
Can you train a dog not to creep on a running bird? More important, should you?