Tag Archive: tale

May 05 2013

Bird stories, Common Buttonquail (Turnix sylvatica)

A fowler once caught a Quail. The Quail said, I know four things that will be useful for you to know. What are they? asked the Fowler. Well, said the Quail, I don’t mind telling you three of them now. The first is : Fast caught, fast keep; never let a thing go when once …

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May 05 2013

Bird stories, Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

There once was a very learned Bishop, who saw a fine large nest up in an elm-tree, and when he had climbed up he saw that it was full of young Crow-chicks. One of these chicks had such a winsome appearance and took him home to the Palace. In due time the Crow grew up, …

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