. The birds of Indiana; a descriptive catalog of the birds that have been observed within the state, with an account of their habits. Birds. 1030 Ebpobt of State Geologist. First to arrive among the warblers of the woodland is the Black and White Warbler. While the Myrtle Warbler may be found along the willow thickets some years before it comes, and the attractive song of the Sycamore Warbler sound from the tall, white trees above, they are not in the woods. There, particularly in the drier woodland, the well-known song of this symphony in black and white is borne to one's ears, but it require

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. The birds of Indiana; a descriptive catalog of the birds that have been observed within the state, with an account of their habits. Birds. 1030 Ebpobt of State Geologist. First to arrive among the warblers of the woodland is the Black and White Warbler. While the Myrtle Warbler may be found along the willow thickets some years before it comes, and the attractive song of the Sycamore Warbler sound from the tall, white trees above, they are not in the woods. There, particularly in the drier woodland, the well-known song of this symphony in black and white is borne to one's ears, but it require
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. The birds of Indiana; a descriptive catalog of the birds that have been observed within the state, with an account of their habits. Birds. 1030 Ebpobt of State Geologist. First to arrive among the warblers of the woodland is the Black and White Warbler. While the Myrtle Warbler may be found along the willow thickets some years before it comes, and the attractive song of the Sycamore Warbler sound from the tall, white trees above, they are not in the woods. There, particularly in the drier woodland, the well-known song of this symphony in black and white is borne to one's ears, but it requires sharp eyes to distinguish its form among the lights and shadows of the corrugated bark of the tree trunks. Persistence will be rewarded, and this warbler will reveal himself, a creeper with motion and habits that remind one much of a Nuthatch. The early arrivals are males. If they are very early the females may not come for ten days or more. Then both are very common most. Head of Black and White Warbler. Natural size. years until early or late May, depending upon whether the observer is located north or south. A few always breed throughout the State. Then, in August, the migrants begin to return, and they are again common until late September and occasionally well into October. The first arrival at Brookville in 1883 was April 3d, in 1893, May 5. Other early and late spring dates of first arrival axe: Bloomington, April 7, 1893; Eichmond, April 17, 1897; Greensburg, April 18, 1896, April 27, 1895; Lafayette, April 18, 1896, May 6, 1894; Sedan, April 16, 1896, May 6, 1889; Chicago, April 17, 1886, May 9, 1894. I have observed them mating at Brookville, April 30, 1894. Its call is a sharp chip—a regular Warbler's call. The song is diligently poured forth at all hours of the day during migration. It sounds something like, "easy-easy-easy-easy-easy," the word repeated four to six times in a drawling monotone. It varies, however, in volume, being at times uttered very

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