Bird-Lore Volume 24-25

Bird-Lore Volume 24-25

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Sparrow, 50; Slate-colored Junco, 10; Catbird, 1; Brown Creeper, 2; White-breasted Nuthatch, 7; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 4. Total, 14 species, 148 individuals. The Catbird was very tame and approached to within 5 feet.--OscAR F. SCH.-XEFER. Scarborough, N. Y. (and vicinity).---Dec. 27; 11.15 A.M. to 5 P.M. Fair and cloudy (after 2 P.M.); wind northwest, changing, moderate; temp. 45 (approximately). About 6 miles on foot. Herring Gull, 12; American Merganser, 5; American Golden-eye, 5; Red-shouldered Hawk, 1; Hairy Woodpecker, 2; Downy Woodpecker, 5; Flicker, 3; Crow, 20; Meadowlark, 1; Purple Finch, 1; Goldfinch, 6; Pine Siskin, 4; Tree Sparrow, 40; Junco, 4; Song Sparrow, 2; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 3; Ruby-crowned Kinglet, 1; Brown Creeper, 1; White-breasted Nuthatch, 6; Bluebird, 2o (1 flock). Total, 20 species, 143 individuals. The Ruby-crowned Kinglet was observed under favorable conditions. Absence of head stripes was noted, together with the presence of the eye-ring. The characteristic call note was also heard.-LAIDLAW Wn.1.1.r1s. Syracuse, N. Y. (Liverpool to Long Branch and a city park).--Dec. 24; 8.30 A.M. to 4 P.M. Cloudy; no wind; 8-in. snow; temp. 40 at start; 41 at return. About 7 miles on foot. Herring Gull, 40; Ring-necked Pheasant, 1; Hairy Woodpecker, 2; Downy Woodpecker, 6; Crow, 5; Purple Finch, 18 (my first winter record; they were in two flocks of 12 and 6 and in both cases feeding on ash but were about a mile apart;had opportunity to watch them for some time and see clearly all markings); Tree Sparrow, 25; Song Sparrow, 2; Brown Creeper, 3;Whitebreasted Nuthatch, 6; Chickadee, 15. Total, 11 species, 12 3 individuals.--NET'rlE M.SADLEk. Waterford, N. Y.--Dec. 24; 9 AM. to 12M. Black, cloudy day; 5 in. of snow; wind...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822250
  • 9781236822253