10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUONK»
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Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of ...
More commonly known as the Bell Frog (because of the distinctive sound of its
mating call, which resembles a ringing bell: quonk, quonk, quonk), it's equally at
home in a variety of different environments such as ponds, roadside ditches,
There's a Word for It (Revised Edition): A Grandiloquent ...
—Q. RIUS KATZ quonking: (slang) noise from the sidelines that interrupts an
athlete's (or a performer's) concentration. The world of sports fandom desperately
needs a verb to complement this noun, so I shall take the liberty of coining quonk,
Charles Harrington Elster, 2005
American Ballads and Folk Songs
... Had a long string o' goslin's, An' dey all went "Quonk, quonk," Lawd, Lawd,
Lawd, An' dey all went "Quonk, quonk," Lawd, Lawd, Lawd. JULIE ANN
JOHNSON Lead Belly (Ledbetter) and his twelve-stringed guitar  American
Ballads and ...
John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, Harold William Thompson, 1934
Voice: Call a loud, honking quonk; in high-intensity alarm a ser. of extraordinarily
loud, honking squawks, quonk, quonk, quonk, rrrrrrrrr (Hilty); these become
higher pitched and more rapid with excite- ment290; when disturbed, little
Its call is a distinct series of honks that sound like "quonk, quonk, quonk." It is
emerald green with a white and purple band that runs along its sides from head
to toe. The undersides of its hind legs are yellowish orange. The Pine Barrens
Wendy Moragne, Tamra B. Orr, Tamra Orr, 2008
... an emerald creature that makes a "quonk, quonk, quonk!" sound as loud as the
call of the toad. We spot them with flashlights and watch their throats balloon in
song. Once my ears were tuned, I would note each anuran addition to my yard by
A Guide to the Birds of Colombia
Voice: "Song" a loud nasal and guttural honking quonk, quonk, quonk nnrinnn (
Hilty); alarm oo-eek, oo-eek (Chapman) and various other grunts and whistles. In
n Venez. sing mostly Nov-May; double wing-whirring drum in display flight (P.
Steven L. Hilty, Bill Brown, 1986
Naturalist's Big Bend: An Introduction to the Trees and ...
This katydid derives its name from the loud, penetrating "quonk quonk quonk" call
it makes at night in the mountain woodlands during late summer and fall. The
katydid is closely related to the grasshopper. Tinkham summarized all of the ...
Roland H. Wauer, Carl M. Fleming, 2002
Peterson First Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians
Its call is a nasal quonk-quonk-quonk. BARKING TREEFROG 21/2 in. One of the
larger, stouter Treefrogs — and the spottiest. The spots are usually visible even
when the frog changes color, but they may disappear when the frog turns dark ...
Roger Conant, Robert C. Stebbins, Joseph T. Collins, 1999
A Guide to the Birds of Panama: With Costa Rica, Nicaragua, ...
... often accompanied by loud honking calls, e.g. quonk, quonk, quonk A wing-
whirring display in which they glide from the top of one tree to another producing
a fast vibrating (mechanical) noise is heard mostly in the pre-dawn darkness
7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUONK»
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The 'night raven's' call heard in Port Aransas
I've heard it described as a squawking “Quonk!” It is the most widespread heron in the world; Antarctica and Australia are the only places it can't be found. «Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Jun 15»
Drugs raid leads to arrest for insulting a traffic warden
Racially abuse a traffic warden and get busted for drugs......hahahaha dozy quonk. Racially abuse a traffic warden and get busted for drugs......hahahaha dozy ... «Daily Echo, Jun 15»
Constable: Sounds of love, froggy-style
A single green tree frog produces a nasally "quonk, quonk, quonk," but accompanied by a chorus of other lonely males, the call is reported to sound a bit like Will ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Mar 15»
Pets offer students companionship and responsibility
Or a “quonk” as Faith Hastie, a senior international affairs major and proud bird owner, describes it. “It's a cross between a quack and a honk,” Hastie said. «The Breeze, Oct 14»
The joy of dictionaries
Sitting glumly in the corner is quonk, which is a broadcasting term for any noise accidentally picked up on a microphone. There's something so awkward and ... «New Statesman, Oct 14»
11-year old Philemon Awan wins Spelling Bee @ 5
The three, Philemon, Adwoa and Christine were made to spell tongue twisting words like Trophotropism, Ergatogyne, Quonk, Ascetic just to mention a few but ... «Myjoyonline.com, Feb 12»
The natural drama of the forest, by Kristin Bakkegard
A great blue heron slowly stalks in the shallows of the pond, departing with a complaining “quonk” as I pass nearby. Turtles crawl up on a log, soaking in the sun, ... «al.com, Apr 11»