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Birds In the Bush

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"OUR Common and Garden are not an ideal field of operations for the student of birds. No doubt they are rather straitened and public. Other things being equal, a modest ornithologist would prefer a place where he could stand still and look up without becoming himself a gazing-stock. But it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps;.... I recall, for example, the heightened interest with which I beheld my first Boston cat-bird; standing on the back of one of the seats in the Garden, steadying himself with oscillations of his tail,... while he peeped curiously down into a geranium bed, within the leafy seclusion of which he presently disappeared. He was... a cat-bird; if I had seen him in the country I should have passed him by without a second glance; but here, at the base of the Everett statue, he looked, somehow, like a bird of another feather. Since then, it is true, I have learned that his occasional presence with us in the season of the semi-annual migration is not a... More > matter for astonishment...."< Less
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ISBN
9781329804272
Published
January 3, 2016
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
181.97 KB

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