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Bicknells Thrush
2006-07-15 11:04:19

The Bicknell's Thrush, (Catharus bicknelli), is a medium-sized thrush. Their breeding habitat is the coniferous forests in southeastern Quebec to Nova Scotia and northern New England and New York State. These birds are usually found at higher elevations. These birds migrate to the West Indies. Adults have an olive-brown upper body and slightly redder on the tail. The underside is white with...

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postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.