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Synonyms for Isabella

the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain

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Khan noted three specimens of Daurian Shrike that is also called Isabelline Shrike, which is a resident of Central Asia and parts of Europe.
Usually only one Isabelline shrike is spotted in the UK every year.
The term isabelline is applied to individual birds that have faded plumage (for example, van Grouw 2006); but, to the best of our knowledge, it is rarely applied to mammals that have diluted pelage, where "partial albino" is often incorrectly used (Jones 1920).
Aberrations in coat color pattern of colombian bats: isabelline, leucism and melanocytes nevus.
Indeed, the oranges and the Isabelline frieze of balls decorating the massive columns represented transplantations by the Spanish conquistadors in the rich soil of Mexico.
A beggar must be like Job, a guerillaman like Achilles--the very opposite of what characterizes the esperpento of the banana republic of the tyrant Ban deras or the Isabelline court of miracles of El ruedo iberico.
1475)--the comic romance in which Juan de Flores defends the status and power of women in Isabelline Spain-- has generated more scholarly debate than the last, in which the queen of Scotland and her ladies avenge the conviction and suicide of the princess Mirabella by murdering the misogynist defender of men, Torrellas.
Eurasian Sparrow Hawk, Ring Dove, Little Brown Dove, House Swift, Common Kingfisher, Small Green Bee-eater, Blue Cheeked Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Common Swift, Red rumped Swallow, Barn Swallow, Wiretailed Swallow, Grey Wagtail, Isabelline Wheatear, Stone Chat, Plain Leaf Warbler, Southern Grey Shrike, Sind Yellow throated Sparrow, Sooty Gull are summer visitors.
The reason to suffer altitude sickness in the Andes to see an Ecuadorian hillstar, trek across the Karoo desert at 45C to glimpse a small grey eremomela, empty my stomach over the side of a small boat with engine failure just to see an isabelline wheatear - it has always been birds.
They include the white pelican, normally located in Romania, the isabelline wheatear, from Greece and the East, and the tawny pipit from Spain on Anglesey.
Two events have contributed to the increasing historical interest in Isabelline Spain: the 1992 commemoration of Columbus's arrival in the New World, and the five-hundredth anniversary of Isabel's death in 2004.
They were demanding either to return to the original form of their profession or to be allowed to adopt the Isabelline Rule, a constitution recently composed by Bonaventure and other friars for the sister of the King of France.