He had scarcely fitted another arrow to his string when a wood-pigeon settled on the very tree he stood under.
It is well-known in England by the name of “wood-pigeon,” and in France it is called ramier.
The - 235 - large birds commonly seen are the rook, carrion crow, daw, and wood-pigeon.
The Partridges of Louisiana are not larger than a wood-pigeon.
Of these the cooing of the wood-pigeon gave me the most pleasure.
The wood-pigeon is large, and the flesh dark coloured: if properly kept, and not over roasted, the flavour is equal to teal.
The Cuckoo and wood-pigeon are heard occasionally in Kensington-gardens.
Yes, I remember—a bonny girl, with a voice as soft as the coo of a wood-pigeon.
She was looking out of the window, in fact, and wondering when the wood-pigeon would come back.
"Something must be done," said the wood-pigeon, as he flew off.