Secretary Bird

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A genus of rapacious birds native to Africa and the Philippine Islands. They are so named from the fanciful resemblance between the crest, made up of a peculiar plume of long feathers, and pens projecting behind the ears of a clerk.


Birds: S


B. P. Holst The Teachers' and Pupils' Cyclopaedia (Kansas City: The Bufton Book Company, 1909)


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