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Seeing elephants and giraffes lumber across a dry African landscape — even on TV — was in stark contrast to my suburban wildlife encounters that entailed red robins and gray squirrels hopping across manicured green lawns.
The inaugural Four Nations Tournament is a round-robin style competition featuring the USA, Australia, Canada and Japan.
In addition to lab tests, signs of the virus are sick or dying crows, blue jays, robins and other perching birds, the county health department said in the release.
For Hinsdale, the victory over neighboring Clarendon Hills meant a 4-0 run in the district tournament and a spot in the four-team, round-robin sub-state tournament, which begins at 11 a.m. Saturday in Alsip and continues through Monday.
On July 10, the team defeated Rocky Hill by a score of 9-6, to claim a 5-1 record in round-robin play and a berth in the Sectional Tournament.
West traded out the greens and burgundies featured in her married home for pinks, purples and robin’s egg blue, hues that marked her new single life.
West traded out the greens and burgundies featured in her married home for pinks, purples and robin's egg blue, hues that marked her new single life.
And the kids will compete in several species not available during the ADSFR, including sea robins, croakers, hardhead catfish, spadefish, oysterfish, pinfish and whiting.
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Origin and Etymology of robin
First Known Use: circa 1550See Words from the same year
ROBIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of robin for English Language Learners
: a North American bird with a grayish back and reddish breast
: a small European bird with a brownish back and orange face and breast
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