Definition of Tumbler pigeon
1. Noun. Pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground.
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Literary usage of Tumbler pigeon
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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1874)
"ACQUIRED HABITS OF THE tumbler pigeon. Mr. Darwin, in a recent communication to Nature, refers to a very remarkable East Indian variety of the tumbler ..."
2. Annual Record of Science and Industry by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1875)
"ACQUIRED HABITS OF THE tumbler pigeon. Mr.Darwin, in a recent communication to Nature, refers to a very remarkable East Indian variety of the tumbler pigeon ..."
3. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1831)
"WHIRLS OF THE tumbler pigeon. A Correspondent of the Magazine of Natural History suspects this movement to be practised only by the male pigeon ; but a ..."
4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1831)
"Whirls of the tumbler pigeon. — Sir, If Mr. Swainson, or any of the learned contributors to your Magazine, will condescend to give a satisfactory reason for ..."
5. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"LOTAN " tumbler pigeon, i. 157. ... tumbler pigeon, i. 157. Loxia pyrrhula, ii. 137. LUBBOCK, Sir J., developments of the ..."
6. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... or other tumbler pigeon" The breed is now well established, and may be said to be of a general uniform type. ..."
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