call-bird

Greek translation: πουλί κράχτης

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English term or phrase:call-bird
Greek translation:πουλί κράχτης
Entered by: Albana Dhimitri

12:33 Dec 17, 2009
English to Greek translations [PRO]
Zoology
English term or phrase: call-bird
Having arranged his nets, the bird-catcher disposes the call-birds at proper intervals ; as their sight and hearing is infinitely superior to his own. As soon as the wild birds are perceived, notice is given by one of the *call-birds* to the rest they invite the wild ones by what is called short jerks : this invitation is so strong, that the latter are stopped in their course, and, it frequently happens, that, if half a flock only are caught the remainder will immediately afterwards alight in the nets.
Albana Dhimitri
Greece
Local time: 18:14
πουλί κράχτης
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http://onlinedictionary.datasegment.com/word/call bird
http://www.google.gr/search?hl=el&rlz=1C1CHMC_elGR291GR304&q...
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Spiros Doikas
Local time: 18:14
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Ευχαριστώ πολύ!
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πουλί κράχτης


Explanation:
http://onlinedictionary.datasegment.com/word/call bird
http://www.google.gr/search?hl=el&rlz=1C1CHMC_elGR291GR304&q...

Spiros Doikas
Local time: 18:14
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 34
Grading comment
Ευχαριστώ πολύ!

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