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White's denial of this corrected by facts
Bank-swallow accused of robbing tủ
Similar babits of the petrel
Nests of the blue petrel
Puffin said to appropriate rabbit-burrows . . .
Battles with the raven
CHAPTER III.-MINING BIRDs, continued.
Whether it digs its own hole
Its sociality with the prairie dog :
Similar anomaly in rooks .
Probably referred to the sea-urchin (Echis
Modern superstitions about the kingfisher . .
Alleged drainage by the sky-lark
Internal heat of the earth important
Similar nest of the American stilt
Localities chosen for nestling
Illustration from the rabbit and from moths : : :
Anomalons mode of nestling
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Redbreast's nest at Christmas
Variations in nestling illustrated in th song-sparrow
Its probable design
Mistake accounted for
The swallow a favourite of the poets
Disliked by some people, and prevented from building.
Account of a pair of barn-swallows, by Wilson
Nest of the blackbird
A nuthatch's endeavours to escape from a cage
Illustrated by the proceedings of gall-Hies and of rats .
Carrying off chips for concealment
History of one by Wilson
Domestication of the stockdove
Immense assemblage when bu
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Nest of the bald eagle.
Bald eagle partial to cataracts
CHAPTER IX.-PLATFORM-BUILDERS, continued.
Narrative froin Audubon
Nest of the Washington eag
Herons are platform builders
Belon's account of the old French heron ries
Breeding-place of the little white heron
Habits of the missel thrush
The cedar-bird . . . . . . .
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