The Condor Volume 8

The Condor Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...pleasure by all present. Mr. W. B. Judson reports ftnding a western meadowlark's nest with full complement of eggs, near Los Angeles, on February 7, this being by nearly a month the earliest nesting date of the species for this locality. Doubleday, Page & Company, of New York, will shortly issue an illustrated book on western bird-life from the pen and camera of Mr. Wm. L. Finley. The book will be written in a popular vein, and will consist of intimate camera and note-book studies of certain common birds that the everyday observer is liable to meet with. Mr. Finley has met with decided success in his lecture and magazine work, and we are confident that his book will be received as enthusiastically. We understand, moreover, that there will follow in course of a year or so a much more pretentious volume dealing in a scientific way with the life-histories of the rarer birds of the Pacific Coast. This will occupy a place in our ornithological literature as yet wholly vacant, and all Cooper Club members should lend every aid in their power to Messrs. Finley and Bohiman in their field-work with the camera. Mr. H. R. Taylor has recently secured by purchase the entire oological collection of Rev. J. M. Carroll of Waco, Texas, together with cabinets, trays and "good will." The latter gentleman finds it necessary to devote his time to a field of activity which will probably cause his removal from Waco. The collection is an exceptionally fine one, well prepared, and with some "great" variations in the series. Mr. Taylor now owns probably the most extensive oological collection on the coast. Mr. Wilmot W. Drown, Jr., of Cambridge, Mass., is in southern California for a few month's collecting, having just returned from a successful...
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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520408
  • 9781236520401