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The Bobolink A Summer Song
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The Lark In The Meadow
All About The Bobolink Or Ricebird
The Sea-doves And The Great Blue Heron Beside The Sea
All About The Raven
The Kingfisheror Halcyon Bird With The Water Watchman
The Halcyon Birds
All About The Barred Or Hoot Owl
Notes--deep-toned, startling hoot.
Heard most frequently at nesting time.
Upper parts brown, marked with white--face gray, mottled with black,
wings and tail barred with brown, eyes blue black, bill yellow, under
parts buff marked with darker, legs and feet feathered, bill and claws
dark, hooked, strong.
Feeds on chicken, mice, etc.
Usually take an old crow's or woodpecker's nest for their own
use--rarely make nests for themselves. Nest very early in the season,
young being sometimes ready to fly early in March.
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