demoiselle

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Synonyms for demoiselle

a young unmarried woman

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And this second part features some truly unique sights - like the 25,000 demoiselle cranes which fly into the desert town of Khichan every winter to feed.
He said these birds include some of the magnificent species such as demoiselle cranes and Eurasian cranes.
As are his snapshots of a school of catfish in the Gadsisar Lake of Jaisalmer, a sand boa fighting a deadly battle with a spiny- tailed lizard in The Desert National Park, a magnificent female ghariyal basking in the sun by the Chambal river and the demoiselle cranes that have flown all the way from Mongolia and Eurasia.
Besides these ospreys, ruddy shelduck, demoiselle cranes and cormorants are a plenty.
And that's what makes it so powerful - similarly the scenes of Demoiselle cranes migrating from Russia to India for winter and flying over Everest, a peak so high they can barely breathe or flap their wings against the freezing winds.