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Nelson Keys

Nelson Keys was a British stage and film actor, a star in musical comedy and stage revue, including the 1924 Ziegfeld Follies. He was the father of film producer Anthony Nelson Keys and director John Paddy Carstairs, who wrote his biography, Bunch in 1941. Once Upon a Time Mumsie Madame Pompadour The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel Splinters Almost a Divorce In the Soup Eliza Comes to Stay Dreams Come True Wake Up Famous Knights for a Day Nelson Keys on IMDb

Rushbrooke, West Suffolk

Rushbrooke is a village and former civil parish on the River Lark, 20 miles north west of Ipswich, now in the parish of Rushbrooke with Rougham, in the West Suffolk district, in the county of Suffolk, England. Until April 2019 Rushbrooke was in the St Edmundsbury district. In 1961 the parish had a population of 58. Rushbrooke has a church called St Nicholas; the name "Rushbrooke" means'Rush brook'. Rushbrooke was recorded in the Domesday Book as Rycebroc. Alternative names for Rushbrooke are "Rushbroke" and "Rushbrook"; the surname Rushbrook derives from Rushbrooke. In 1912 R. B. W. Rushbrooke was the sole owner of Rushbrooke. On 1 April 1988 the parish was abolished and Rushbrooke with Rougham was created. Rushbrooke Hall Media related to Rushbrooke at Wikimedia Commons

Locomotives of the Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway

The locomotives of the Dundalk and Greenore Railway were all 0-6-0ST, with inside cylinders, to the designs of LNWR Chief Mechanical Engineer, John Ramsbottom, the first three locomotives being built by the LNWR Crewe Works, England, in 1873. To work the extension of the line to Newry, two similar locos were built at Crewe in 1876; the sixth and final locomotive was added in 1898. The locomotives were consecutively numbered, in order of building, from 1 to 6 and carried names. Locomotive No. 5 Carlingford was scrapped. During World War II three of the remaining 5 locomotives were loaned to the L. M. S. Northern Counties Committee for shunting duties around York Road, Belfast but were returned due to not being satisfactory to NCC's needs; the line closed on 31 December 1951, although the stock list showed 5 steam locomotives only one was serviceable, No. 2 Greenore. On the final stock list was a petrol railcar. No. 1 ` Macrory' was scrapped. The remaining 4 locomotives 2'Greenore', 3'Dundalk', 4'Newry' and 6'Holyhead' were scrapped by Hammond Land Foundry in Sutton, Co.

Dublin. Livery was black Consideration was given to the preservation of locomotive No.1 Macrory but, in the end, no locomotives were preserved. It is believed that this is due to an ill-informed belief among those in charge of its fate that the locomotive was of a different track gauge to the rest of Ireland, due to the fact that it was built and owned by a British company, however this was not the case. Only a 6-wheel composite coach was saved and can now be found in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, Co. Down. However, a GNR 2-4-2t JT class locomotive, No. 93 which worked on the Greenore line has been preserved and is displayed with the DNGR coach in Cultra. All the locomotive nameplates, are preserved. Dundalk and Greenore Railway Dundalk and Greenore Railway


An auk or alcid is a bird of the family Alcidae in the order Charadriiformes. The alcid family includes the murres, auklets and murrelets; the word auk is derived from Icelandic álka, from Old Norse alka, from Proto-Germanic *alkǭ. Apart from the extinct great auk, all auks are notable for their ability to "fly" under water as well as in the air. Although they are excellent swimmers and divers, their walking appears clumsy. Several species have different common names in North America; the guillemots of Europe are referred to as murres in North America, if they occur in both continents, the little auk is referred to as the dovekie. Auks are superficially similar to penguins having black-and-white colours, upright posture and some of their habits, they are not related to penguins, but rather are believed to be an example of moderate convergent evolution. Auks are monomorphic. Extant auks range in size from the least auklet, at 85 g and 15 cm, to the thick-billed murre, at 1 kg and 45 cm. Due to their short wings, auks have to flap their wings quickly in order to fly.

Although not to the extent of penguins, auks have sacrificed flight, mobility on land, in exchange for swimming ability. This varies by subfamily, the Uria guillemots and murrelets being the most efficient under the water, whereas the puffins and auklets are better adapted for flying and walking; the feeding behaviour of auks is compared to that of penguins. In the region where auks live, their only seabird competition are cormorants. In areas where the two groups feed on the same prey, the auks tend to feed further offshore. Strong-swimming murres hunt faster schooling fish. Time depth recorders on auks have shown that they can dive as deep as 100 m in the case of Uria guillemots, 40 m for the Cepphus guillemots and 30 m for the auklets. Auks are pelagic birds, spending the majority of their adult life on the open sea and going ashore only for breeding, although some species — like the common guillemot — spend a great part of the year defending their nesting spot from others. Auks are monogamous, tend to form lifelong pairs.

They lay a single egg, they are philopatric. Some species, such as the Uria guillemots, nest in large colonies on cliff edges. All species except the Brachyramphus murrelets are colonial. Traditionally, the auks were believed to be one of the earliest distinct charadriiform lineages due to their characteristic morphology. However, genetic analyses have demonstrated that these peculiarities are the product of strong natural selection instead: as opposed to, for example, auks radically changed from a wading shorebird to a diving seabird lifestyle. Thus, the auks are no longer separated in their own suborder, but are considered part of the Lari suborder which otherwise contains gulls and similar birds. Judging from genetic data, their closest living relatives appear to be the skuas, with these two lineages separating about 30 million years ago. Alternatively, auks may have split off far earlier from the rest of the Lari and undergone strong morphological, but slow genetic evolution, which would require a high evolutionary pressure, coupled with a long lifespan and slow reproduction.

The earliest unequivocal fossils of auks are from some 35 mya. The genus Miocepphus, is the earliest known from good specimens. Two fragmentary fossils are assigned to the Alcidae, although this may not be correct: Hydrotherikornis and Petralca. Most extant genera are known to exist since the Late Early Pliocene. Miocene fossils have been found in both California and Maryland, but the greater diversity of fossils and tribes in the Pacific leads most scientists to conclude that it was there they first evolved, it is in the Miocene Pacific that the first fossils of extant genera are found. Early movement between the Pacific and the Atlantic happened to the south movements across the Arctic Ocean; the flightless subfamily Mancallinae, restricted to the Pacific coast of southern North America and became extinct in the Early Pleistocene, is sometimes includes in the family Alcidae under some definitions. One species, Miomancalla howardae, is the largest charadriiform of all time; the extant auks are broken up into 2 main groups: the high-billed puffins and auklets, as opposed to the more slender-billed murres and true auks, the murrelets and guillemots.

The tribal arrangement was based on analyses of morphology and ecology. MtDNA cytochrome b sequence and allozyme studies confirm these findings except that the Synthliboramphus murrelets should be split into a distinct tribe, as they appear more related to the Alcini – in any case, assumption of a closer relationship between the former and the true guillemots was only weakly supported by earlier studies. Of the genera there are only a few species in each; this is a product of the rather small geographi

White-crested elaenia

The white-crested elaenia is a species of bird in the family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers. It has several subspecies breeding across western parts of South America. Southern birds migrate north in winter, its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, degraded former forest. The white-crested elaenia is recognizable as an elaenia by the combination of drab plumage. Small-billed elaenia, lesser elaenia and sierran elaenia cannot always be distinguished in the field; the length of the species ranges from 13.5 to 15 cm and weight is 12.5–24.3 grams, with an average of 16.3 grams. At least five subspecies are recognized: E. a. griseigularis - Sclater, PL, 1859: found from southwestern Colombia to northwestern Peru E. a. diversa - Zimmer, JT, 1941: found in north-central Peru E. a. urubambae - Zimmer, JT, 1941: found in southeastern Peru E. a. albiceps -: found in extreme southeastern Peru and northwestern Bolivia E. a. modesta - Tschudi, 1844: found in western Peru and northwestern Chile.

This subspecies has distinctly different vocals and may be re-classified as a separate species, the Peruvian elaenia. A sixth subspecies, E. a. chilensis - Hellmayr, 1927, found in Bolivia and Chile is further recognized by some authorities as a separate species, the Chilean elaenia. The white-crested elaenia is a permanent resident in the central and southwestern coastal Andean region of South America in Peru, Ecuador and northernmost Chile. In most of Argentina western, southern and central Chile, Tierra del Fuego, it is resident. To the north and east in northeast Brazil, the Amazon Basin, in the Amazonian Andes regions of eastern Colombia and northern Bolivia southeastwards into eastern Brazil, white-crested elaenia is a non-breeding resident bird, in the austral winter. In the entirety of South America, two thirds of its range is as a non-breeding migratory species, it is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands and in 2008 a bird was found in Texas, a potential first for the United States and North America.

A second bird was reported in Chicago in 2012. Like many other species of Elaenia, white-crested elaenia is found in a variety of wooded habitats. Throughout most of its breeding distribution in the Andes, white-crested elaenia is found at forest edge, in second growth, in scrub. In at least some areas, it breeds in drier intermontane valleys, rather than the more humid forests occupied by Sierran elaenia, but the habitat relationships between the two species have not been studied in detail. In northwestern Argentina, where white-crested elaenia overlaps with small-billed elaenia, there is some degree of segregation by habitat: small-billed elaenia breeds in tall woods, below 1,500 m, whereas white-crested elaenia occurs in smaller trees and in agricultural areas, at elevations from 1,500 to 3,500 metres, it consumes small fruit, at least when not breeding, but takes small insects as well. It eats a large variety of foods such as grass, berries and nuts; the white-crested elaenia is solitary, but, at least when not breeding, may congregate with other frugivores at fruiting trees.

Aggregations of up to 100 individuals have been reported during migration. The oldest known white-crested elaenia from banding studies was eight years and two months old, though it is uncertain whether this represents the maximum potential longevity of the species. White-crested Elaenia videos on the Internet Bird Collection White-crested Elaenia photo gallery VIREO Photo-Medium Res.

Charles Capper

Charles Capper is an American historian known for his work on Transcendentalism and his biographies of Margaret Fuller. Capper graduated from Johns Hopkins University and UC Berkeley with an M. A. and Ph. D. in history. From 1986 until 2001, he was a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 2001 he has been Professor of History at Boston University. In 1993, his first book, Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life, won the Bancroft Prize. Seven editions of his volume The American Intellectual Tradition, co-edited with David Hollinger, have been published. In 2002, Capper co-founded the journal Modern Intellectual History with Nicholas Phillipson and Anthony J. La Vopa. 1993 Bancroft Prize 1994 Guggenheim Fellowship National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship National Humanities Center Fellowship Charles Warren Center Fellowship Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life. Oxford University Press. 1994. ISBN 978-0-19-509267-7. Charles Capper, Cristina Giorcelli, eds..

Margaret Fuller: transatlantic crossings in a revolutionary age. Univ. of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0-299-22340-3. CS1 maint: uses editors parameter Charles Capper, Conrad Edick Wright, eds.. Transient and Permanent: The Transcendentalist Movement in Its Contexts. Massachusetts Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-934909-76-1. CS1 maint: uses editors parameter David A. Hollinger, Charles Capper, eds.. The American Intellectual Tradition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-518339-9. CS1 maint: uses editors parameter Anthony J. La Vopa, Nicholas Phillipson, Charles Capper, eds. Modern Intellectual History. ISSN 1479-2443 "Winner of the 1993 Bancroft Prize ", Oxford University Press