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. Bird-lore . ial previous experience in this line ofwork. After clearing away a little of the overhanging and interveningvegetation, the camera was placed with the lens not more than two feet 88 Bird-Lore from the nest, this being necessary in order to secure an image of thedesired size with the short focus lens at hand (a B. and L. Zeiss Ana-stigmat, Series ii A, 6)4 x^){, focal length 5^ inches). Fifty feet ofrubber tubing, a large bulb, and a field-glass made it possible towatch developments and carry on operations from a safe distance.But, although the camera was nearly concealed with fer

. Bird-lore . ial previous experience in this line ofwork. After clearing away a little of the overhanging and interveningvegetation, the camera was placed with the lens not more than two feet 88 Bird-Lore from the nest, this being necessary in order to secure an image of thedesired size with the short focus lens at hand (a B. and L. Zeiss Ana-stigmat, Series ii A, 6)4 x^){, focal length 5^ inches). Fifty feet ofrubber tubing, a large bulb, and a field-glass made it possible towatch developments and carry on operations from a safe distance.But, although the camera was nearly concealed with fer Stock Photo
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Reading Room 2020 / Alamy Stock Photo

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2CNEX08

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7.1 MB (359.4 KB Compressed download)

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2179 x 1146 px | 36.9 x 19.4 cm | 14.5 x 7.6 inches | 150dpi

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. Bird-lore . ial previous experience in this line ofwork. After clearing away a little of the overhanging and interveningvegetation, the camera was placed with the lens not more than two feet 88 Bird-Lore from the nest, this being necessary in order to secure an image of thedesired size with the short focus lens at hand (a B. and L. Zeiss Ana-stigmat, Series ii A, 6)4 x^){, focal length 5^ inches). Fifty feet ofrubber tubing, a large bulb, and a field-glass made it possible towatch developments and carry on operations from a safe distance.But, although the camera was nearly concealed with ferns and leaves,this days proceedings were not rewarded with much success. Thebirds proved exasperatingly timid, and returned only after prolongedwaits, to disappear instanter on the click of the shutter (a B. and L.iris diaphragm shutter). So we left the field, not disheartened butbent upon improving our paraphernalia. A day or two later foundthe camera again in position, but this time with tripod green-painted. [-♦ .^-^

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