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He was then picked up by the HMS Wryneck, but she too was sunk after being bombed.
"I soon saw that it was a wryneck. The bird showed a dark mark through the eye and black lines down the shoulders.
The magic objects include the "iynx-wheel," a word derived from the "wryneck, a bird whose peculiar mating habits may have suggested its use in love charms" (34).
But a man who interrupts Chauco in the forest is stricken with wryneck, at the very least; sometimes he dies on the spot.
A Wryneck has stayed on Bardsey for much of the last week.
The present note is devoted to resolving the apparent implausibility of the learned name of the Eurasian wryneck, Jynx torquilla, a small species of woodpecker, having generated a popular word first attested in a Chicago newspaper from 1911: 'Dave Shean and "Peaches" Graham ...
HMS Wryneck, the small boat that plucked him from the churning water, was also destroyed.
Three bird species have disappeared, the Kentish Plover, Wryneck, and red-backed shrike.: The 15 most-threatened species of moth in Wales:These species have decreased at a rate of greater than 50% over the past 10 years.
Occasional visitors include bittern, hoopoe and wryneck.
Further excitement for birdwatchers this autumn was caused by the finding of a Wryneck at Kenfig, hot on the heels of a Yellow-Browed Warbler at the same locality, but neither bird stayed around long.
The cork oaks and shrub communities near the lakes contain wood pigeon (Columba palumbus), turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur), black kite (Milvus migrans), green woodpecker (Picus viridis), great spotted woodpecker (Picoides [=Dendrocopos] major), wryneck (Jynx torquillo), Cetti's warbler (Cettia cetti), blackcap (Sylvia atricapillla), Bonelli's warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli), and serin (Serinus serinus).