. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. Sawbill Hummifag-bird. Brazilian Wood Nymph. White-eided Hill Star. It is not a brilliantly-colored bird, the general colors being pale dusky green, relieved by a splendid emerald patch upon the chest. The nest of the Chimborazian Hill Star is made chiefly of lichens, and is hung against the sides of some perpendicular rock, where it is sheltered by a shelf overhead. There is another Hill Star which much resembles this species, but does not possess the gree

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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. Sawbill Hummifag-bird. Brazilian Wood Nymph. White-eided Hill Star. It is not a brilliantly-colored bird, the general colors being pale dusky green, relieved by a splendid emerald patch upon the chest. The nest of the Chimborazian Hill Star is made chiefly of lichens, and is hung against the sides of some perpendicular rock, where it is sheltered by a shelf overhead. There is another Hill Star which much resembles this species, but does not possess the gree
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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. Sawbill Hummifag-bird. Brazilian Wood Nymph. White-eided Hill Star. It is not a brilliantly-colored bird, the general colors being pale dusky green, relieved by a splendid emerald patch upon the chest. The nest of the Chimborazian Hill Star is made chiefly of lichens, and is hung against the sides of some perpendicular rock, where it is sheltered by a shelf overhead. There is another Hill Star which much resembles this species, but does not possess the green patch on the throat. This species also inhabits a volcanic mount- ain, being confined within a narrow zone of some two hundred yards in width. It is a remarkable fact, that though this speciesi.. 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.. Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889; Keyl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1823-1871; Smith, E. A. (Edward Alfred); Pearson, G. (George). New York : Harper & Brothers

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