. Birds of New York. Birds. BIRDS OF NEW YORK 367 northern South America. In New York it is uniformly distributed through- out the State, being the commonest species of the family. It is a summer resident, undoubtedly, of every county. Every grove and woodland in southern and western New York harbors this species, and I have found it breeding in the Adirondacks as high as the summit of the Bartlett ridge, the Geological cobble and Mt Colvin. It seems to be nearly as common in the North Woods as it is in the groves of western New York, but is not so generally distributed among the shade trees a

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. Birds of New York. Birds. BIRDS OF NEW YORK 367 northern South America. In New York it is uniformly distributed through- out the State, being the commonest species of the family. It is a summer resident, undoubtedly, of every county. Every grove and woodland in southern and western New York harbors this species, and I have found it breeding in the Adirondacks as high as the summit of the Bartlett ridge, the Geological cobble and Mt Colvin. It seems to be nearly as common in the North Woods as it is in the groves of western New York, but is not so generally distributed among the shade trees and orchards of the culti-. Red-eyed vireo 2 incubating vated districts as one would expect, in these localities being largely replaced by the Warbling vireo. The spring migration begins from April 28 to May 12. In the fall it disappears from October 4 to 25. Haunts and habits. As already indicated, this species is arboreal in habit, and is usually found singing and feeding in the tree tops. It has frequently been called the " preacher bird " from his habit of keeping up his little refrain with almost singsong monotony throughout the day, almost throughout every day of the summer. The song consists of a short. 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.. Eaton, Elon Howard, 1866-1934; Noyes, Nicholas H. fmo. Albany, University of the State of New York