Some articles on pale, pale grey:
... The legs of both sexes are pale brown to pinkish-brown ... on their cheeks and the sides of their necks, and have pale grey underparts ... Birds of the subspecies intensior have a pale yellow wash on their underparts and cheeks, as well as darker upperparts, while those of the subspecies cinnamomeus have a heavy yellow tinge to their underparts ...
... Overall it is pale grey with a black tail and wings ... The head, mantle, scapulars, back, rump, and uppertail coverts are all a pale grey ... The bushcrow's breast and flanks are pale grey, fading into white on the rear flanks, belly, and undertail ...
Famous quotes containing the words grey and/or pale:
“Perhaps I stand now on the eve of a new life, shall watch the sun rise and disappear behind a black cloud extending out into a grey sky cover. I shall not be deceived by its glory. If it is to be so, there is work and the influence that work brings, but not happiness. Am I strong enough to face that?”
—Beatrice Potter Webb (18581943)
“The North will at least preserve your flesh for you; Northerners are pale for good and all. Theres very little difference between a dead Swede and a young man whos had a bad night. But the Colonial is full of maggots the day after he gets off the boat.”
—Louis-Ferdinand Céline (18941961)