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  BBC NEWS | UK | Floods warnings: region by region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Norfolk, Suffolk: The River Waveney from Diss to Bungay
Gloucestershire: River Severn from Tewkesbury to upstream of Gloucester
Warwickshire: River Avon from Stratford to upstream of Evesham
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/2622097.stm   (939 words)

 River Great Ouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Great Ouse is a river in the east of England.
It is 150 miles (240 km) long which makes it the major navigation in East Anglia, and the fifth-longest river in the United Kingdom.
The river has several sources close to the villages of Syresham and Sulgrave in Northamptonshire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Great_Ouse   (235 words)

 Lark Bunting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The lark bunting was first described to science from a specimen collected by Townsend along the Platte River in 1837 (AOU 1983).
Tout (1947) recorded lark bunting in Lincoln County during 8 May to 24 September, stating that the species was regularly a common nesting bird in his area.
The bulk of lark bunting broods in western Kansas occur 10 to 20 June (Rising 1974).
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/birds/platte/species/calamela.htm   (692 words)

 River Lark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Lark is a river in England.
The River Lark is also an important focus for Prehistoric activity, particularly relating to the Neolithic enclosure at Fornham All Saints.
There is a second, much shorter, River Lark also in Suffolk - it flows into the River Deben at Martlesham.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Lark   (155 words)

 Lark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Larks are passerine birds of the predominantly Old World family Alaudidae.
Larks are small terrestrial birds with often extravagant songs and display flights.
Lark is an XML syntax analyzer written by Tim Bray.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/la/lark.html   (125 words)

 River Lark navigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The River Lark was once navigable all the way to Bury St. Edmunds, a winding course of around 25 miles.
It is thought that the River Lark was used by the Romans to carry clunch from pits around Isleham.
Work was carried out on all of the River Great Ouse's tributaries including the River Lark where the South Level Commission took over the lower half of the navigation (the portion where tolls were not collected).
www.btinternet.com /~canals/canals/larkriver.htm   (2202 words)

 Lark Sparrow
Lark sparrow is a common summer resident in the canyonlands of Lincoln County where occurrence dates extend from 16 April to 11 October (Tout 1947).
We found nesting lark sparrow in the Sandhills particularly numerous in native grasslands dominated by sand bluestem and soapweed yucca.
Graber and Graber (1983) described lark sparrow as a versatile nesting species in Illinois, although the species distribution was probably governed by the local distribution of sandy and other poor soils.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/birds/platte/species/chongram.htm   (397 words)

 Breeding Birds of the Platte River Valley
Development of riparian forest vegetation in the study area closely parallels the reduction of river flow levels brought on by the construction of water diversion projects in the upstream reaches of the valley (Frith 1974).
Wooded river channel islands represent a small proportion of available habitats, but their significance was demonstrated by the high degree of use made by breeding birds.
Lark bunting, western meadowlark and grasshopper sparrow were most abundant, making up 60 percent of the population.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/distr/birds/platte/habitats.htm   (3718 words)

 Where Troy Once Stood - Trojan War in England
The Rhodios, one of the eight rivers that washed away the Achaean campwall, cannot be the present Roding as this river flows south to the Thames.
There is, however, reason to think that the river Lark was meant which flows east of the Cambridge plain, because Homer specifies that the Aesepus rises ‘from the nethermost foot of Ida' (II,824).
The Satnioeis was then the Little Ouse, a river that was not part of the group of eight rivers that washed away the Achaean campwall, as it flowed into the Wash northeast of the camp.
www.troy-in-england.co.uk /trojan-war-1.htm   (1605 words)

 River Nene, Middle Levels, Great Ouse and Cam
For the River Nene it is essential to have a special key to undo the boxes for electric operation, or release the windlasses for the guillotine gates.
We continued along the River Lark, through Isleham Lock which is electrically operated, and moored at the Judes Ferry House Inn, at the Head of Navigation.
There are two locks on the River Cam; the first is Bottisham Lock which is where responsibility for navigation transfers from the EA to the Cam Conservancy.
www.pcurtis.com /dpoc2002.htm   (6763 words)

 Birdwatching Trip Report from Morocco
There was a lot of water in the river, and there are some sandy areas, reeds and tamarisks in the river there was a lot of ducks and herons, but there were fer shorebirds, remarkable species: Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Marbled Duck and Ferruginous Duck.
There was water in the river, but the water was not clean at all, as there are some towns close to it, but the area was plenty of birds.
We walked for a while around the river and we saw two African Desert Warblers, a really difficult warbler to see, as it flies from one bush to another, and once in the bush is quite difficult to see.
www.birdtours.co.uk /tripreports/morocco/morocco11/mor-oct-03.htm   (4132 words)

 River customs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For example, twelve stones from twelve south-running rivers were collected and slept on to cure stomach pains; a cure for whooping cough was to make porridge over a stream running from north to south.
The River Tweed was known as a bloodthirsty river, so salt was thrown into it and onto the nets.
The River Lark in the Fens is known as the River Jordan because it was such a popular place for baptisms.
www.england-in-particular.info /rivercust2.html   (1368 words)

 Yamuna - Jamna - Haryana Rivers - Haryana Online - Geography - India - Saraswati - Hathni Kund - Tajewala
At Tajewala barrage in district Yamunanagar, the waters of the river Yamuna are caught and diverted in the
This revered river originates from the Champasar Glacier at an altitude of 4421 m in the state of Uttaranchal.
Wildlife and Birding: Yamuna and its banks are one of the last refuge for the dwindling wildlife and bird population of Haryana.
www.haryana-online.com /yamuna.htm   (456 words)

Touws River boasts a modest Nature Reserve, known locally as "Die Bokkamp", an 80km circular route along sand roads south of the town (the Bloutoring route) and a shorter sand road stretch known as Pienaarskloof.
Spikeheeled Lark are also found along this section particularly at drier times of the year.
Titbabbler, Pririt Batis and Fairy Flycatcher are common in the acacia karoo trees growing in the river bed.
www.sabirding.co.za /birdspot/010333.asp   (985 words)

 River Great Ouse -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The River Great Ouse is a (A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)) river in the east of (A division of the United Kingdom) England.
It is 150 miles (240 km) long which makes it the major navigation in (A region of eastern England that was formerly a kingdom) East Anglia, and the fifth-longest river in the United Kingdom.
The (Click link for more info and facts about Environment Agency) Environment Agency is the navigation authority and it tries to attract more boaters to the river.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/river_great_ouse.htm   (379 words)

 Hooked Tackle and Bait
In normal conditions the main river as a whole is between 10 and fifteen feet deep with a slight brown tinge to it.
Good areas to look for on this river are deeper areas as the river is on average about 5 to 6 feet deep, or areas where the fish can lie up out of the floods.
The river Lark is another shallow river around 4 to 7 feet on average and is also quite clear apart from when the land drains pump in during the winter, when it goes a real chocolate brown.
www.fishing-direct.com /articles.php   (2578 words)

 DEC’S "Lark in the Park" Celebrates Catskill Park's 100th Anniversary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Erin M. Crotty is encouraging New Yorkers to participate in the ten-day "Lark in the Park," a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Catskill Park.
To honor the Catskills as the birthplace of fly-fishing in America, the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) is offering a lesson in fly-fishing at Pine Hill Lake, and the Frost Valley YMCA is sponsoring a spin-casting fishing derby for children up to age 18 at Lake Cole in Claryville.
Several "Lark in the Park" activities will offer opportunities for discovering lesser known nooks and crannies in the Catskill Park such as DEC’s Sundown Wild Forest, which includes the recently acquired Lundy Estate of nearly 5,000 acres, and Cathedral Gorge on the Esopus Creek near Ashokan.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/environmentdec/2004b/larkpark921.html   (1206 words)

 INNOCENT - Fighting miscarriages of justice
She was found in the River Lark at Lackford in Suffolk in July 1995 after the couple's car veered off the road.
Carol was seriously overweight, so it took a number of men to haul her out of the river and over the pilings at the water's edge to the bank.
Mrs Tucker's body was found in the River Lark in Icklingham, near Mildenhall, after the couple's car, driven by Tucker, veered off the road and crashed down the river bank.
www.innocent.org.uk /cases/nicholastucker   (5596 words)

 Search Results for lark - Encyclopædia Britannica
Larks occur throughout the continental Old World; only the horned, or shore, lark (Eremophila alpestris) is...
Forests, which account for more than a third of the total area, are a dominating feature of the...
town (“parish”), Forest Heath district, administrative and historic county of Suffolk, England, on the River Lark.
www.britannica.com /search?query=lark&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (429 words)

 A few of the birding hotspots in Southern Africa visited on our tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Augrabies is in the arid north-west Cape and it’s focal point is the Orange River, which is the largest river in South Africa and rises in the Drakensberg Mountains some 2 300 kms distant.
The sparse vegetation is classified as Orange River Broken Veld and comprises plants adapted to withstand extreme dry conditions.
They are wide shallow and dry rivers that seldom flow, but they support large Camelthorn trees forming an important habitat for many bird species.
www.ecoventures-travel.com /Birding/southern_africa/lawsons/birding_hotspots.htm   (2033 words)

 The Lode: Soham Cambridgeshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Shows a map of soham and its rivers, also marked are extinct rivers, marked with a dashed line.
The Lode from Clipsall Corner in Fordham Moor to Soham in the 17th and 18th centuries, was known locally as the Clipsall River.
The River Lark, from West Row once connected to Soham Lode, the Lark then continued east of Soham, northwards through Stuntney, what is now called Rolls Lode, also flowing into the River Ouse.
mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk /soham.photos/lode/lode.htm   (183 words)

 Fish Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
“No, mate, the River lark, that’s where we are going!” “OK Percy” why he ever bothered to ask me I just don’t know but hey he, as he would on occasion point out, is the ‘Elder Statesman’.
So it was off to the Lark and yes, whilst I was up at dawn it was not until 7am that we finally got off to the river from his house!
Anyhow we got to the River lark on a blowy September morning, the river was stationary and gin clear you could see the bottom from Prickwillow Bridge.
www.cambridge-fpas.co.uk /fishtales.htm   (8697 words)

 River Great Ouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The locks from Brownshill to Eaton Scocon were rebuilt in the 1930s when this part of the river was restored by the newly formed Great Ouse Catchment Board.
Prior to the 1950s the river below Denver was kept clear by the flow from the Great Ouse but since then the relief channel has been built to divert these waters and the bed of the river has risen by about a metre.
A 3 mile navigation from the junction with the Old Bedford River and the Forty Foot River, at Welches Dam, to Mepal Pumping Station.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/River-Great-Ouse.html   (673 words)

 Fenland Tour 2001 Page 19
At the entrance to the tiny dyke like Lee Brook (outlet onto the River Lark of the River Kennett), Neil decided to spring a surprise on JC and reverse into this teeny weeny creek.
Back again on the Lark (18.30) Doug was now steering as Neil tidied up he washing, now that the Travelpower could power the washing machine.
Exiting the River Lark, now on the Ely Ouse.
www.tuesdaynightclub.co.uk /Tour_01/fen19.html   (859 words)

 Bury Saint Edmunds --  Encyclopædia Britannica
town, St. Edmundsbury borough, administrative and historic county of Suffolk, England, northwest of Ipswich on the River Lark.
The River Irwell flows through the borough, which stretches from Pennine moorland in the north to within 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) of the center of Manchester in the south.
A classicist and historian who exhausted the ingenuity of his tutor at the age of 10, John Bury went on to win all the prizes in classics at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9018250   (692 words)

 The 1996 Tour Page 5
The River Lark junction was passed at 15.40, Little Ouse junction at 16.35 and River Wissey junction at 17.30.
The filled in lock chamber that was the continuation of the Wisbech Canal, the channel of the Old River Nene to Wisbech.
The Old Course of the River Nene continues to the left, to Ramsey.
www.tuesdaynightclub.co.uk /Tour_96/Tour5.html   (1169 words)

 Old Bedford River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This 31 miles of the old course of the Great Ouse from Earith to Denver Sluice has a number of names and is usually called Ten Mile River (from Denver to Littleport), the Ely Ouse (from Littleport to Pope's Corner) and the Old West River (from Popes Corner to Earith).
A proposal for a 31 mile canal from the River Lark at Bury to the Orwell estuary at Mistley.
This waterway is part of the River Lark (Great Ouse)
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/Old-Bedford-River.html   (678 words)

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Mayor Lark Jones rendered the invocation and led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the regular meeting and study session of November 6, 2000, and the study session of November 13, 2000, were approved as presented by general consent.
Be it further proclaimed that because the Savannah River site has a proven track record, it has a bright and prosperous future and should be viewed by all as a site worthy and ready to carry out our nation’s work.
www.northaugusta.net /Govt/minutes/112000.html   (852 words)

 Lark Street Music: Vintage Guitars, Teaneck NJ
Lark Street Music: Vintage Guitars, Teaneck NJ Directions to Lark Street Music
Lark Street music is just after the next traffic light on your right at 479 Cedar Lane.
Lark Street music is 4/10 mile ahead on your right at 479 Cedar Lane.
www.larkstreet.com /direct.html   (468 words)

 Bear River Refuge Lark Buntings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Just thought folks might be interested to know that Lark Buntings (both males and females) have been sighted regularly (at least weekly) on the Refuge since May 20th.
Last observation was of a pair near the entrance gate to the Refuge near Perry, Utah on June 15th.
Bridget Olson Wildlife Biologist Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 58 S. Brigham City, UT 84302 Phone: 435/723-5887 ext.
www.utahbirds.org /listarchives/birdnet/msg00792.html   (100 words)

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