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Herons

Heronshaw

(Science: zoology) a heron. [Written variously hernshaw, harnsey, etc.

Origin: OF. Heroncel, dim. Of heron. See heron.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... presents us with one of the best examples of a highly efficient counterflow system in the blood vessel system in the legs of wading birds such as herons. The warm blood moving outward into the leg from the heart is passed through a system of tiny parallel blood vessels that are interspersed in ...

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by scottie
Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 888887

What your favorite endangered species.

... Coyotes are all we have here in KS, and they are very hated and many would love if they would all go away. Along with Red Tailed Hawks and Blue Herons, not to mention insects of all kinds, which none of us could live without :D I think we as humans need to be the ones to put most of the effort ...

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by February Beetle
Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:31 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What your favorite endangered species.
Replies: 52
Views: 119678

Class and Order question.

... in the same lower taxon(lower level grouping), they're necessarily from the same higher level grouping." So, the question is asking me if Herons and Storks are in the same order, are they in the same class. Considering what you said and what I read from the internet, the answer would be ...

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by REN
Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Class and Order question.
Replies: 8
Views: 10247

Class and Order question.

Scientist classify Storks and Herons in the same order. Do Storks and Herons necessarily belong in the same class? Why or why not.

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by REN
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:19 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Class and Order question.
Replies: 8
Views: 10247

salt marsh food webs

... heath,pygmy blue butterflies,sapprows,meadowlarks,blackbirds,insects,crabs,shrimp,kites,short eared owls.marsh hawks,sandpipers,great blue herons,great egrets,mice,red-bellied salt marsh harvest mouse,gulls,pacific herrings,sturgeon,flounder,shellfish,plants,snails,small shellfish, and ...

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by madmidget
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:16 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: salt marsh food webs
Replies: 2
Views: 4077


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