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“Vicious pecking, avian hysteria, mysterious deaths, and even cannibalism” are the results, he writes.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You were commended after the avian flu pandemic for your ability to forge such close friendships with international leaders.
These men are like avian pied pipers" who lure problem birds out of the trees and "send them spiraling over the sloughs.
This is a worrisome phenomenon, especially as major health threats like avian and swine flu grow in importance.
Now comes the perfect storm of avian, swine, and human flu, just in time for a national health plan.
In this ridge all the layers coalesce, and I therefore take it to be equivalent to the primitive streak of the avian blastoderm.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
He evidently subserves some useful purpose in the avian community, or he would not be treated with so much consideration.
It has seldom been my fortune to listen to a finer pot-pourri of avian music.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
Therefore, the term obturator internus is inappropriate for the avian muscle and must be abandoned.Variation in the Muscles and Nerves of the Leg in|E. Bruce Holmes
It must not be supposed, however, that the syrinx does not perform an important function in the production of avian melody.