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Last year the wryneck was a scarce bird in this neighbourhood; in all my walks I heard but two or three, and at long intervals.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
The sound is unlike any other, but that is nothing, since the same can be said of the wryneck and cuckoo and grasshopper warbler.Birds and Man|W. H. Hudson
I have lingered long over the wryneck, but have still a story to relate of this bird--not a fairy tale this time, but true.
All at once he remembered that he knew, or had known formerly, the wryneck very well, but he had never learnt its name.
Nightjars love this quiet corner, and the nuthatch and the wryneck find sanctuary in the hollows of the trees.In the West Country|Francis A. Knight