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  • Then he gathered himself up and flew to the perch with his prize. Cited from Concerning Animals and Other Matters, E.H. Aitken (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  • He sat on his perch with his back to the light, and contemplated her. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • They usually perch with their wings fully or partly open.
  • I could bring him tumbling from his lofty perch with a few words. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • He drew slowly down, knocking the old bird from her perch with a bullet through the neck. Cited from The Sky Line of Spruce, by Edison Marshall
  • Need we add that he gained his perch with the agility of a tree-squirrel! Cited from The Giant of the North, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • When Whitebird saw this sight, he nearly tumbled off his perch with excitement. Cited from The Curious Book of Birds, by Abbie Farwell Brown
  • Teams pass a smaller ball back and forth, attempting to knock the other team's ball off its perch with the smaller ball.
  • It was just that very feeble Mrs. Perch with her fumbling hands and her moving lips. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • They always perch with wings closed, but upper side pattern may be seen faintly through the wing, or glimpsed in flight.
  • They may also return to the perch with prey to feed and will sometimes sit on the ground and have been known to visit bird baths.
  • Once in a while one of them shifted his perch with an ominous rustle. Cited from A Florida Sketch-Book, by Bradford Torrey
  • I danced up and down on my lofty perch with delight. Cited from Before Adam, by Jack London
  • They perch with their abdomen elevated and their wings drooping so the tips just touch the ground.
  • He did, in fact, cling to his slippery perch with considerable skill. Cited from Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung, by Victor Appleton
  • They think they can charm my Bill off his perch with their revolting artistic propaganda, and their schools and non-schools and neo-schools! Cited from Ptomaine Street, by Carolyn Wells
  • Once the bird had secured a meal, it flew to a perch with the insect in its feet.
  • During the breeding season, common cuckoos often settle on an open perch with drooped wings and raised tail.
  • The bird waits on a perch with open lines of sight and swoops down to capture prey.
  • Other birds were seen perched close to the floor, darting to the ground, and returning to the perch with prey.
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