Our Bird Comrades
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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Our Bird Comrades, byLeander S. (Leander Sylvester) KeyserThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: Our Bird ComradesAuthor: Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) KeyserRelease Date: August 18, 2008 [eBook #26346]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK OUR BIRD COMRADES***E-text prepared by Al Haines Cover illustration--CardinalAmerican Sparrow-hawkOUR BIRDCOMRADESByLEANDER S. KEYSERAuthor of "Birddom," "In Bird Land,"and "Birds of the Rockies," etc.RAND, McNALLY & COMPANYChicago New York LondonCopyright, 1907BY RAND, McNALLY & Co.The Rand-McNally PressChicagoToALL WHO LOVE THE BIRDS FOR THEIROWN SAKES,who desire to cultivate comradeship with them in booksand in the field, and who will study themwith the glass and without the gun.BY WAY OF INTRODUCTIONTo know the birds intimately, to interpret their lives in all their varied conditions, one must get close to them. For the purpose ofaccomplishing this object the author of this volume has gone to their haunts day after day and watched them persistently at not a little costof time, effort, and money. While the limits of a single volume do not permit him to present all of his observations, ...

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OUR BIRD COMRADES
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Cover illustration--Cardinal
American Sparrow-hawk
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Our Bird Comrades Author: Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser Release Date: August 18, 2008 [eBook #26346] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK OUR BIRD COMRADES***
E-text prepared by Al Haines
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BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION
Author of "Birddom," "In Bird Land, " and "Birds of the Rockies," etc.
who desire to cultivate comradeship with them in books and in the field, and who will study them with the glass and without the gun.
ALL WHO LOVE THE BIRDS FOR THEIR OWN SAKES,
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RAND, McNALLY & COMPANY Chicago New York London
Copyright, 1907 BY RAND, McNALLY & Co.
The Rand-McNally Press Chicago
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THE AUTHOR.
THE TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE PREFACE THE ILLUSTRATIONS BEGINNING THE STUDY MAKING NEW FRIENDS WILDWOOD MINSTRELS CHICKADEE WAYS THE NUTHATCH FAMILY A FEATHERED PARASITE A BLUE CANNIBAL A HANDSOME SCISSORSTAIL AN ALPINE ROSY FINCH HAPPENINGS BY THE WAY ODDS AND ENDS WAYSIDE OBSERVATIONS TROUBLE AMONG THE BIRDS A BIRD'S EDUCATION ARE BIRDS SINGERS OR WHISTLERS? BIRD FLIGHT A BIRD'S FOOT
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AMERICAN SPARROW-HAWK . . . . . . . . . _Frontispiece _ CHIPPING SPARROW YELLOW WARBLER CHICKADEE NUTHATCH COWBIRD BLUE JAY PEWEE, OR PHOEBE (missing from book) SONG SPARROW CARDINAL WHITE-EYED VIREO BALTIMORE ORIOLE BOB-WHITE, OR QUAIL ROBIN MEADOW LARK BARN SWALLOW SPOTTED SANDPIPER, OR "PEET-WEET"
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