List Of Birds By Common Name
In this list of birds by common name, a total of 9,721 bird species are recognised, belonging to a total 204 families.
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“Sheathey call him Scholar Jack
Went down the list of the dead.
Officers, seamen, gunners, marines,
The crews of the gig and yawl,
The bearded man and the lad in his teens,
—Joseph I. C. Clarke (18461925)
“The greatest waste of time he knew of was to count the hourswhat good can come of it?and the greatest illusion in the world, to lead ones day by the sound of the clock, and not by precepts of common sense and understanding.”
—François Rabelais (14941553)
“Religious literature has eminent examples, and if we run over our private list of poets, critics, philanthropists and philosophers, we shall find them infected with this dropsy and elephantiasis, which we ought to have tapped.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“...here he is, fully alive, and it is hard to picture him fully dead. Death is thirty-three hours away and here we are talking about the brain size of birds and bloodhounds and hunting in the woods. You can only attend to death for so long before the life force sucks you right in again.”
—Helen Prejean (b. 1940)