. Bird lore . diminishes before the end of the performance.To me the song has always suggested a sort of etherial trill, as if the notes camethrough a spiral, silvery pipe, and there is something suggesting infinite spaceand vast distance in their exquisite quahty. Although the song carries well, itfrequently happens that when one is near the performer, but does not see it,one may think the bird a considerable distance away. The Olive-backed Thrush has a song which may be described as a poorimitation of that of the Veery, but once hsten to a Veery on a long summerevening and you will never aft

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. Bird lore . diminishes before the end of the performance.To me the song has always suggested a sort of etherial trill, as if the notes camethrough a spiral, silvery pipe, and there is something suggesting infinite spaceand vast distance in their exquisite quahty. Although the song carries well, itfrequently happens that when one is near the performer, but does not see it,one may think the bird a considerable distance away. The Olive-backed Thrush has a song which may be described as a poorimitation of that of the Veery, but once hsten to a Veery on a long summerevening and you will never aft

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