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. Half hours with fishes, reptiles, and birds . Fig. 212. —Baltimore Oriole. Bullocks oriole, so famous for its pendulous nests (Fig. 2Il). The Baltimore oriole (Fig. 212) has a costume of orange-red, its head black,also the upper backand wings. The tailis orange and black.Its note is melodi-ous and as striking asits general appearance.The blackbirds (Fig.213) are interestingcreatures. Some nest inmy garden in orangetrees, in May. The red-winged blackbird is the commonform in the great swamps along the Pacific. These birdsroost in the tulle swamps, and I have watched them risingat sunrise, a m

. Half hours with fishes, reptiles, and birds . Fig. 212. —Baltimore Oriole. Bullocks oriole, so famous for its pendulous nests (Fig. 2Il). The Baltimore oriole (Fig. 212) has a costume of orange-red, its head black,also the upper backand wings. The tailis orange and black.Its note is melodi-ous and as striking asits general appearance.The blackbirds (Fig.213) are interestingcreatures. Some nest inmy garden in orangetrees, in May. The red-winged blackbird is the commonform in the great swamps along the Pacific. These birdsroost in the tulle swamps, and I have watched them risingat sunrise, a m Stock Photo
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. Half hours with fishes, reptiles, and birds . Fig. 212. —Baltimore Oriole. Bullocks oriole, so famous for its pendulous nests (Fig. 2Il). The Baltimore oriole (Fig. 212) has a costume of orange-red, its head black,also the upper backand wings. The tailis orange and black.Its note is melodi-ous and as striking asits general appearance.The blackbirds (Fig.213) are interestingcreatures. Some nest inmy garden in orangetrees, in May. The red-winged blackbird is the commonform in the great swamps along the Pacific. These birdsroost in the tulle swamps, and I have watched them risingat sunrise, a mostinteresting per-formance. Theyappeared to be in bandsof from five hundredto one thousand. Ata seeming signal, aband would rise and flyaway to some inlandfeeding ground. Two minutes later, another flock ofabout the same size would rise, uttering loud cries. Andthis would be repeated until scores of battalions had goneforth for the days work. I once saw a large drove ofblack pigs with one or two blackbirds standing upon the. Fig. 213.—Blackbird. SOME PERCHING BIRDS 231

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