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Riverby

byJohn Burroughs

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX Accentor, golden-crowned. See Thrush, golden-crowned. AdderVtongue, or yellow erythro- nium, or dog's-tooth violet, 23-26. Albertus Magnus, 252. Alexander, Colonel, his stock farm, 225, 226, 228, 229. Ants, 255. Apple-trees, 165, 169, 209; old trees bear the most birds, 271; bird life in an old tree, 271-276. April, a natal month, 162, 163; a perfect day in, 165. Arbutus, trailing, 14,15, 167. Arethusa, 3, 4. Arnold, Matthew, 214. Ash, black, 6, 17. Azalea, white, 6. Balsam. See Fir. Bass, 16. Bear, black (Ursus americanus), 41, 58, 163, 173, 174. Beardslee, Mrs., 109 n. Beaver (Castor fiber), 309. Beaverkill, the, 34. Bee. See Bumblebee and Honey- bee. Bee-balm. See Monarda. Big Ingin Valley, 37. Birch, yellow, 42. Birds, colors of eggs, 64, 65; lining materials for nests, 70; shapes of eggs, 72; courtship, 77, 85; hu- man traits of, 85, 86; flckle-mind- edness of, 91 ; sense of taste, 96; their sympathy with each other, 119; gregarious and solitary, 120; local attachments of, 172, 173; sing at a distance from their nests, 188 ; concert of action among, 200, 201, 266; earth baths and water baths, 210; variations in songs according to localities and during a series of years, 239; their keen- ness of sight, 277; removal of j egg-shells from the nest, 288,289; I the young leaving the nest, 292; continuation of the family life after the nest is left, 293, 294; the male feeding his mate, 298; the females more active than the male in caring for the young, 312, 313; the male broader in his sym- pathies and affections than the female, 313-315. Blackbird, crow, or purple grackle, (Quiscalus quiscula)) notes of, 167. Blackbird, red-winged. See Starling, red-shouldered. Black Pond, gathering pond-lilies in, 16-18. Blood-root, 5, 13, 14,168. Bluebird (Sialia...

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Title:RiverbyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217791093

ISBN - 13:9780217791090

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