immense flocks

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  • Immense flocks of birds were seen on the range to the west of the valley. Cited from Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, . . ., by William Griffith
  • But he knew there must be dogs close to that immense flock. Cited from To The Last Man, by Zane Grey
  • Far away yet, but coming fast, was an immense flock of flying tigers! Cited from The Galaxy Primes, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • These birds sometimes assemble in immense flocks, and in such cases they frequently sing all in concert. Cited from Mutual Aid, by P. Kropotkin
  • The American golden plover, which formerly came in immense flocks, is now very rare. Cited from Our Vanishing Wild Life, by William T. Hornaday
  • Besides, the immense flock of sheep interested him at first. Cited from The Eagle's Heart, by Hamlin Garland
  • We again looked towards the rising sun, and up over the eastern hills came another immense flock, calling to each other as the first, and they too disappeared behind the western hills. Cited from The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and other Stories, by Various
  • One summer day he came rushing home to get his gun, having just seen an immense flock of golden plover come down at a spot a mile or so from home. Cited from Far Away and Long Ago, by W. H. Hudson
  • Immense flocks of the albatross flew over the schooner this day, going from southeast to northwest. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V3[Raven Edition]
  • The chief wealth of the Arab tribes of the plateaus consists in their immense flocks of sheep. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28
  • We procured also some caccawees which were then moulting and assembled in immense flocks. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • Here there were immense flocks of water-fowl, and among them that strange, ungainly bird, the pelican. Cited from The Red Eric, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • From these issue the immense flocks of starlings which, when they alight on an isolated elm in winter, make it suddenly black. Cited from The Open Air, by Richard Jefferies
  • Spurgeon had an assistant pastor for his immense flock, but he made it a rule to visit the sick or dying on as many occasions as possible. Cited from Recollections of a Long Life, by Theodore Ledyard Cuyler
  • We procured also some caccawees, which were then moulting, and assembled in immense flocks. Cited from Journey to the Polar Sea, 1819-22, Volume 2, by John Franklin
  • Thus, in autumn it unites in immense flocks, which keep together during the winter months and sing in concert and do not break up until the return of the breeding season. Cited from Far Away and Long Ago, by W. H. Hudson
  • From time immemorial, immense flocks of sheep have been reared on these downs. Cited from The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  • She had not yet been docketed, not yet classified; she was still one of that immense flock of cattle, sent in ever-increasing numbers to the slaughter-house. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • In winter immense flocks of plovers of various species, are seen on the edges of the marshes, and also great numbers of wild ducks. Cited from Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816, by Savigny and Correard
  • Immense flocks of cranes are seen in autumn and spring, flying high in the air; in autumn directing their flight towards the south, and in spring towards the north. Cited from Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Vol. 1, by John M'lean
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