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" I have often watched, and it presents the most amusing spectacle I have yet witnessed in bird life. At first the birds may be seen standing about in ordinary attitudes, when suddenly one of them lowers its head, spreads out its wings nearly horizontally... "
Proceedings of the United States National Museum - Page 517
1891
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The Living Age, Volume 198

1893
...out his wings nearly horizontally and his tail perpendicularly , distends his air sacs and erects his feathers, then rushes across the " floor," taking the shortest of steps, but stamping his feet so hard ami so rapidly that the sound is like that of the kettle-drum ; at the same time he...
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Science, Volume 20

Science - 1892
...hillock or knoll, and indulge in what is called a ' dance.' This performance I have often watched, and it presents the most amusing spectacle I have yet...hard and rapidly that the sound is like that of a kettledrum; at the same time it utters a sort of bubbling crow, which seems to come from the air-sacs,...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 11

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener - Psychology - 1900
...out his wings nearly horizontally, and his tail perpendicularly, distends his air sacs and erects his feathers, then rushes across the floor, taking the shortest of steps but stamping his feet so hard and so rapidly that the sound is like that of a kettle drum, aiid at the same time...
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Science, Volume 20

Science - 1892
...hillock or knoll, and indulge in what is called a ' dance.' This performance I have often watched, and it presents the most amusing spectacle I have yet...hard and rapidly that the sound is like that of a kettledrum; at the same time it utters a sort of bubbling crow, which seems to come from the air-sacs,...
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Science, Volume 20

Science - 1892
...hillock or knoll, and indulge in what is called a ' dance.' This performance I have often watched, and it presents the most amusing spectacle I have yet...taking the shortest of steps, but stamping its feet so bard and rapidly that the sound is like that of a kettledrum i at the same time it utters a sort of...
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Science, Volume 20

Science - 1892
Vols. for 1911-13 contain the Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 1st-15th meeting.
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The Structure and Life of Birds

Frederick Webb Headley - Birds - 1895 - 412 pages
...his wings nearly horizontally, and his tail perpendicularly, distends his air-sacs 2 and erects his feathers, then rushes across the floor, taking the shortest of steps, but stamping his feet so hard and so rapidly, that the sound is like that of the kettle-drum ; and at the same time...
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Habit and Instinct

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Evolution - 1896 - 351 pages
...out his wings nearly horizontally, and his tail perpendicularly, distends his air-sacs and erects his feathers, then rushes across the floor, taking the shortest of steps, but stamping his feet so hard and so rapidly, that the sound is like that of the kettle-drum ; and at the same time...
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Habit and instinct

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Instinct - 1896 - 351 pages
...out his wings nearly horizontally, and his tail perpendicularly, distends his air-sacs and erects his feathers, then rushes across the floor, taking the shortest of steps, but stamping his feet so hard and so rapidly, that the sound is like that of the kettle-drum ; and at the same time...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 11

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener - Psychology - 1900
...out his wings nearly horizontally, and his tail perpendicularly, distends his air sacs and erects his feathers, then rushes across the floor, taking the shortest of steps but stamping his feet so hard and so rapidly that the sound is like that of a kettle drum, and at the same time...
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