COLUMN: IN OUR OPINION; EDITORIAL FOOTNOTE Millions of Americans enjoy solitaire every day - even at work - but for most of those living east of the Mississippi, a Townsend's solitaire has never been in the cards.
What does TS stand for?
TS stands for Townsend's Solitaire (bird species)
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- Total Score
- Total Solids (environmental biology)
- Total Solution (RWM Data Management Ltd.)
- Total Strength
- Total System
- Totally Spies (TV show)
- Tough Save (baseball)
- Tough Stuff (polite form)
- Tourette Syndrome
- Town Square
Samples in periodicals archive:
The only species to occur in the Preserve that are characteristic of Pacific coastal forests are those that have cordilleran associations, such as Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius), Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) and Townsend's Warbler (Dendroica townsendi).
In the first phase of what seems to be diplochory in action, the trees' chunky berries, with seeds inside, are stolen by birds, mainly robins and Townsend's solitaires.
In a lean year, patches of woods bristling with mistletoes attracted three times as many major fruit-eating birds, such as Townsend's solitaires, than mistletoe-free patches did.
Byline: George Barnes COLUMN: BARNESTORMING It may seem a little geeky to say this, but a visit to Gardner Christmas week by a Townsend's solitaire was a lot more exciting than opening your presents and getting a new iPad, a slot car set (I've been waiting 56 years) or a box of chocolate covered cherries.
Byline: George Barnes GARDNER - The name has a local ring, but a Townsend's solitaire seen in the city last week may have to buy a ticket for a cross-country flight if it wants to get all the way home.