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Finally, Robin Robertson's 1997 poem, 'The Flowers of the Forest', serves to disperse the kind of representative heft that the song takes on in many of its earlier irruptions. Part of a sequence on the life and work of David Octavius Hill (1802-1870), an early pioneer of photography in Edinburgh, the poem's speaker 'shoulders' his daughter 'like a set of pipes', and in comforting her, 'counterpoint[s] her crying' with his singing the song's refrain.
Starting with a basic question -- "What is a snowy owl?" -- Josh Engel will explore snowy owl biology, including the factors behind these irruptions, what makes them so exceptional, and what he learned about their diet from dissecting their pellets.
Called an irruption, these striking visitors were suddenly present in areas where they generally don't occur.
Garcia makes use of David Roas's definition of the fantastic as an irruption of the impossible into an otherwise realistic narrative environment, an approach crucial to her argument, and which she justifies successfully.
Selon des securitaires, un groupe de personnes qui n'ont aucun lien avec les mouvements protestataires ont tente d'incendier des postes de l'institution securitaire et de faire irruption dans des entrepots dans le but de les cambrioler.
Irruptions are periodic and unpredictable, generally coming when collared and brown lemmings, their two primary Arctic prey, crash in numbers -- or when the snowy owl population just gets too high.
Not only would it be more difficult to identify foci that pose a high risk for virus infection during reservoir population irruptions, but also the increased movement of individual rodents may lead to transfer of virus among previously distinct subpopulations, increasing the overall risk for human exposure.
Erica Dunn, a biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service, documented plenty of winter finch irruptions as the director of the Ontario Winter Feeder Bird Survey and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's Project FeederWatch, two volunteer-based bird- monitoring efforts.
An important strand of feminist theory is incorporated in this collection, in Toril Moi's reading of Woolf's textual practice as an exploratory enactment of Lacan's language-engendered difference, informed by irruptions of the Kristevan semiotic.
Researchers once thought these so-called irruptions signaled a lack of prey in the Arctic but now believe the opposite: Breeding owls feed on lemmings, a rodent that lives under Arctic snowpack and whose population surges about every three or four years.
Irruptions occur regularly when food supplies of various types are disrupted.
Biologists use this information to monitor bird populations, migratory movements, and interesting phenomena like winter irruptions and the spread of diseases.