. The natural enemies of birds. Birds. 44 ^ The young are grayish olive, with short livid black blotches or spots. This is the common black snake of New England, and is found mainly in regions more or less wooded. Accord- ing to Professor Surface it feeds to some extent on large insects, but more on other insectivorous creatures, such as small snakes, frogs and birds, but it is believed to be a destroyer of the rattlesnake and the copperhead. The following diagram gives an idea of its food. It is not a creature for the bird protection- ist to protect. Next to the black snake, the house, milk o
RMPFY91K. The natural enemies of birds. Birds. 44 ^ The young are grayish olive, with short livid black blotches or spots. This is the common black snake of New England, and is found mainly in regions more or less wooded. Accord- ing to Professor Surface it feeds to some extent on large insects, but more on other insectivorous creatures, such as small snakes, frogs and birds, but it is believed to be a destroyer of the rattlesnake and the copperhead. The following diagram gives an idea of its food. It is not a creature for the bird protection- ist to protect. Next to the black snake, the house, milk o