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  • Parrot's Beak
  • 106.00972 (Parrot's Beak, Cambodia) was the name given to a salient of Svay Rieng Province, southeast Cambodia that protrudes into Hậu Nghĩa and Kien Tuong Provinces, Vietnam, approximately 65 km north-west of Saigon. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Vietnam War the Parrot's Beak was a base and rest area for the North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong and one of the terminus points of the Ho Chi Minh Trail/Sihanouk Trail. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NVA established Base Areas 367 and 706 in the Parrot's Beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 30 April 1970, the Parrot's Beak was attacked by US and ARVN forces during the Cambodian Incursion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Parrot's Beak was seized by the Vietnam People's Army during their retaliatory attack against the Khmer Rouge in December 1977/January 1978 as part of the border hostilities that triggered the Cambodian-Vietnamese War Kissinger, Henry (2003). (wikipedia.org)
  • outer layers
  • The upper, and in some cases the lower, mandibles are strengthened internally by a complex three-dimensional network of bony spicules (or trabeculae ) seated in soft connective tissue and surrounded by the hard outer layers of the beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cracking and peeling of the outer layers of the claws and beak make tissues vulnerable to secondary infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • conspicuous
  • Sub-Lt. Daniel Marcus William Beak, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry in action. (wikipedia.org)
  • Daniel Marcus William Beak, M.C., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry during operations, when he continually dashed forward, under heavy fire, to reorganize the men, and led them on with great bravery through the enemy barrage and machine-gun fire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Daniel Marcus William Beak, M.C., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Daniel Marcus William Beak, D.S.O., M.C., R.N.V.R. For most conspicuous bravery, courageous leadership and devotion to duty during a prolonged period of operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bristol
  • Beak was written and recorded between 5-17 January 2009, improvised live without any overdubbing, at State Of Art Studios in Bristol, England. (wikipedia.org)
  • Locations Recorded and engineered at State Of Art Studios in Bristol, England Mastered at Optimum Mastering in Bristol, England Personnel Songwriting, performance, production - Beak Engineering - Stuart Matthews Mastering - Shawn Joseph Artwork - Johnny O Artwork logo - John Minton Kennedy, Adam. (wikipedia.org)
  • consists
  • The outer surface of the beak consists of a thin horny sheath of keratin called the rhamphotheca , which can be subdivided into the rhinotheca of the upper mandible and the gnathotheca of the lower mandible. (wikipedia.org)
  • birds
  • Although the word beak was, in the past, generally restricted to the sharpened bills of birds of prey , in modern ornithology , the terms beak and bill are generally considered to be synonymous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Perry subsequently studied the disease and wrote extensively about its clinical features in a range of psittacine birds in a long article in which he named the disease "psittacine beak and feather disease syndrome" (PBFDS). (wikipedia.org)
  • shape
  • Although beaks vary significantly in size, shape, color and texture, they share a similar underlying structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The observer must rely on often subtle differences in size, color, forehead shape, and beak length. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey surveyed Beak Island in 1945 and so named it because of its shape and relative position to nearby Tail Island and Eagle Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • A beak-spouted ewer (German: Schnabelkanne) is a ewer, jug, pitcher or flagon with a spout formed in the shape of a beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • review
  • Book Review)(Young Adult Review)(Brief Article)", Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, International Reading Association Inc, 39: 89, 1995-09-01, ISSN 1081-3004 "Sticky Beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • British
  • is the second studio album of British band Beak. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major General Daniel Marcus William Beak, VC, DSO, MC & Bar (27 July 1891 - 3 May 1967) was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • size
  • However, aside from dentition and size, very few morphological differences exist between male and female beaked whales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The identification of cephalopod "beaks" and the relationship between beak size and total body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beak length analysis of the Southern Ocean squid Psychroteuthis glacialis (Cephalopoda: Psychroteuthidae) and its use for size and biomass estimation" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) is a circular or icosahedral, 14-16 nm diameter, single-stranded circular DNA, non-enveloped virus with a genome size of between 1992 and 2018 nucleotides. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The silver-beaked tanager was first described by the German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas in 1764 and given the binomial name Lanius carbo . (wikipedia.org)
  • The name Beak Street first appeared in the ratebooks for 1689, and in 1691 it was ordered that the street be paved with stone. (wikipedia.org)
  • length
  • Beak length analysis of arrow squid Nototodarus sloanii (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) in southern New Zealand waters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beak length analysis of Moroteuthis ingens (Cephalopoda: Onychoteuthidae) from the Falkland Islands region of the Patagonian Shelf. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • These beak photographs were made using Red and Cyan Anachrome Aviator Glasses (see: http://www.anachrome.com/glassbuy.htm or http://www.amazon.com) which cost under $10.00 (USD). (tolweb.org)
  • Beak-spouted ewers were initially made and used by the Etrurians. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Beak Brackets was a series of experimental tapes made by the musical project / concept band Mujeres Encinta from 1999 to 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • The silver-beaked tanager is often seen in groups of six to ten, frequently giving a call described as cheeng . (wikipedia.org)
  • similar
  • Their key distinguishing feature is the presence of a 'beak', somewhat similar to many dolphins . (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • The jaw muscles, which allow the bird to close its beak, attach to the proximal end of the lower mandible and to the bird's skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • The form of the beak is far easier to interpret in 3D and we strongly recommend to the viewer that the glasses be obtained (this is especially helpful when viewing enlarged images - i.e. click on the image). (tolweb.org)
  • Typical confirmation of the acute form of the disease is by necropsy, because it progresses too quickly for the normal signs such as feather loss and beak deformity to appear. (wikipedia.org)
  • tools
  • The use of beaks as tools for biomass estimation in the deepwater squid Moroteuthis ingens (Cephalopoda: Onychoteuthidae) in New Zealand waters. (wikipedia.org)
  • female
  • Side view of the upper beak of H. hawaiiensis , sex unknown (presumably mature female), 22 mm ML, 1.1 mm URL, Hawaiian waters. (tolweb.org)
  • Oral (left), frontal (center) and posterior (right) views of the upper beak of H. hawaiiensis , sex unknown (presumably mature female), 22 mm ML, 1.1 mm URL, Hawaiian waters. (tolweb.org)
  • seen
  • The bony core of the beak is a lightweight framework, like that seen on this barn owl 's skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • bird
  • Comparison of bird beaks, displaying different shapes adapted to different feeding methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • The silver-beaked tanager ( Ramphocelus carbo ) is a medium-sized passerine bird . (wikipedia.org)
  • Beak fractures and necrosis of the hard palate can prevent the bird from eating. (wikipedia.org)
  • long
  • Silver-beaked tanagers are 18 centimetres (7 in) long and weigh 25 grams (0.88 oz). (wikipedia.org)
  • Beak Island is an arc-shaped island, 7 kilometres (4 nmi) long and 360 metres (1,200 ft) high, lying 1 kilometre (0.5 nmi) northeast of Eagle Island in the northeast part of Prince Gustav Channel. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • The beaked whales are the second-largest family of cetaceans (after the dolphins ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The causative virus-beak and feather disease virus (BFDV)-belongs to the taxonomic genus Circovirus, family Circoviridae. (wikipedia.org)