. Bird-songs about Worcester. By Harry Leverett Nelson, A.M. Birds; Birdsongs. VII. MIDSUMMER SONGSTERS. Worcester, July 2Sth, 1887. Dear Mr. Editor, — With most birds, their singing is confined to the seasons of mating and of nesting. After the young birds have left the nest, the parents gen- erally become silent. Who ever heard the gushing, rollicking song of the bobolink in the month of August, or even after the middle of July? Such an event would be indeed a strange and unaccountable phe- nomenon, for the bobolinks are always very careful to have their young fully fledged and out of the ne

. Bird-songs about Worcester. By Harry Leverett Nelson, A.M. Birds; Birdsongs. VII. MIDSUMMER SONGSTERS. Worcester, July 2Sth, 1887. Dear Mr. Editor, — With most birds, their singing is confined to the seasons of mating and of nesting. After the young birds have left the nest, the parents gen- erally become silent. Who ever heard the gushing, rollicking song of the bobolink in the month of August, or even after the middle of July? Such an event would be indeed a strange and unaccountable phe- nomenon, for the bobolinks are always very careful to have their young fully fledged and out of the ne Stock Photo
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. Bird-songs about Worcester. By Harry Leverett Nelson, A.M. Birds; Birdsongs. VII. MIDSUMMER SONGSTERS. Worcester, July 2Sth, 1887. Dear Mr. Editor, — With most birds, their singing is confined to the seasons of mating and of nesting. After the young birds have left the nest, the parents gen- erally become silent. Who ever heard the gushing, rollicking song of the bobolink in the month of August, or even after the middle of July? Such an event would be indeed a strange and unaccountable phe- nomenon, for the bobolinks are always very careful to have their young fully fledged and out of the nest before the mower comes to cut the grass in the meadows and threaten the destruction of their dwellings, together with their precious. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Nelson, Harry Leverett, 1858-1889. Boston, Little, Brown and Company

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