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Image from page 255 of “Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders” (1898)

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

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Image from web page 255 of “Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders” (1898)
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Title: Familiar life in field and forest the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Mathews, F. Schuyler (Ferdinand Schuyler), 1854-1938 Underwood, William Lyman, phot
Subjects: Zoology
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and business

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s is drastically overbalancedmice and in-stroys. by the quantity ofsects which he de-His depredationsare consequently insignifi-cant compared withthe havoc he makesamong the houses ofcreatures injurious tothe farm. Beetles, mice,and even rats, he hunts withceaseless activity throughout all hoursof the evening, and it is not possible toestimate the extent of his services in thisdirection. But he is omnivorous, like the bear he feeds on mice, rats, moles, turtles, toads, frogs, fish, insects, nuts, fruit,* corn, birds and their eggs, and often poultry. He is abroad at all hours of the night, and frequently on cloudy days. There is no question about the abundance of life * Dr. Abbott tells of a coon he when saw in a tree whose monthwas apparently reeking with gore, but upon a closer view of theanimal and his environment he found that he had been indulginghis taste for wild grapes. The tree was draped with the vines,and the coon had liberally helped himself to the ripe fruit, whichhad stained his jaws red.

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TheRaccoon 204 FAMILIAR LIFE IN FIELD AND FOREST. in the woods and fields there are evidences of it inevery path when we are strolling via thecountry highways and byways. It only needs awatchful eye to discern the unmistakable traces ofcreatures, both excellent and tiny, at our feet, withinreach of our hands, and more than our heads. I do notallude now to the ubiquitous toad, the occasionalsnake, the familiar squirrel, and the nevertheless a lot more famil-iar sparrow : these are often in proof. But thewoodchucks hole is not far off, if we will look for itthe salamanders tracks are traced in the sand aroundevery other stone on the margin of the brook, themarks of the porcupines teeth are on the corner ofthe woodshed, the tattooing of the sap sucker deco-rates the trunk of the apple tree, the wTeasels property isunder the decaying log, the fox leaves feathers andbony relics at the threshold of his burrow, the raccoonleaves his footprints in the muddy margin of thepond, the turtle trails a curiou

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Image from web page 126 of “Birds of Washington and vicinity, which includes adjacent components of Maryland and Virginia” (1898)

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

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Image from page 126 of “Birds of Washington and vicinity, which includes adjacent components of Maryland and Virginia” (1898)
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Identifier: birdsofwashingto00mayn
Title: Birds of Washington and vicinity, including adjacent parts of Maryland and Virginia
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Maynard, Lucy Warner, 1852-1936
Subjects: Birds — Washington (D.C.)
Publisher: Washington, D. C.

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r lawns and gardens. Inspring he is a persistent drummer, and beats his roll-ing tattoo on a dead limb or a tin roof with equalenergy and satisfaction to himself. He frequentlycalls out peck, peck, and offers apart from a harsh trillwhich he most likely intends for a song. When nestingbegins he is significantly a lot more sedate and we hear only aquiet tap, tap, tapping on the trees as he goes aboutin search of food. He is a sociable fellow, and inautumn typically joins the cheery group of Chickadees,Tufted Tits, and Nuthatches which roam our woodsthrough the winter. Mr. Chapman asks, Who canestimate the massive numbers of insects eggs andlarvae which these patient explorers of twig and trunkdestroy? Hairy ^A^oodpecker: Dryobates villosiis. The Hairy Woodpecker is hke the Downy exceptthat the outer tail-feathers are not barred with black,and he is significantly larger, getting nearly ten inches extended.He seldom nests right here, but is not uncommon in springand autumn and is occasionally discovered in winter. RED-HEADED WOODPECKER. 123

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RED-HEADED WOODPECKER. Red-headed Woodpecker: Mdanerpcs crytJiroceph- aliis.Length 9^2 inches. Head, neck and upper breast crimson-red.Upper back, wings and tail bkiish-black.Reduce back, beneath components, and a broad stripe across thewings, white. Young, gray where aduUs are red. An uncommon summer season and uncommon winter resident. In Birds in the Bnsh, Bradford Torrey writes ofthe Red-headed Woodpecker: This showy bird has 124 RED-HE A DED WO ODPE CKER. for a very good numerous years been quite uncommon in Massachu-setts and as a result when, throughout the freshness of myornithological researches, I went to Washington for amonths pay a visit to, it was one particular of the things which I hadespecially in thoughts, to make his acquaintance. But Ilooked for him without accomplishment till, at the end of a fort-evening, I created a pilgrimage to Mount A^ernon. Right here,soon after going to the grave and going over the residence, asevery visitor does, I sauntered about the grounds,pondering of the fantastic man who utilized to do the identical somany years ahead of, but all the whi

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Image from web page 374 of “Birds that hunt and are hunted : life histories of 1 hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls” (1902)
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Title: Birds that hunt and are hunted : life histories of one particular hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Blanchan, Neltje, 1865-1918
Subjects: Birds
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, Page &amp Co.

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s head,distends the sacs on either side of his neck that look like orangesfastened there, ruffles up his feathers to seem twice his naturalsize, erects and spreads his tail, droops his wings, and, rushingacross the arena, takes the floor. Now the ball is opened in-deed. Out rush other dancers, stamping the ground hard astheir feet beat a swift tattoo the air escaping from their brightsacs producing a sort of bubbling crow, fairly diverse from thedeep organ tone of the pinnated grouse the rustling of thevibrating wings and tail furnishing extra music. Now all joinin at initial there is dignified decorum, but the enjoyable grows fastand furious, then nevertheless ftister and nevertheless much more furious the crazybirds twist and twirl, stamp and leap over every other in theirfrenzy, every moment generating more noise, till their energyfinally spent, they calm down into sane creatures once more. Theymove quietly about more than the effectively worn space (a chickensstamping ground, measuring from fifty to a single hundred feet 282

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Image from web page 374 of “Birds that hunt and are hunted: life histories of a single hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls” (1904)

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

A few nice Wings Tattoos images I located:

Image from web page 374 of “Birds that hunt and are hunted: life histories of a single hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls” (1904)
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Title: Birds that hunt and are hunted: life histories of 1 hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls
Year: 1904 (1900s)
Authors: Blanchan, Neltje
Subjects: Birds
Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page &amp business

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is head,distends the sacs on either side of his neck that appear like orangesfastened there, ruffles up his feathers to seem twice his naturalsize, erects and spreads his tail, droops his wings, and, rushingacross the arena, takes the floor. Now the ball is opened in-deed. Out rush other dancers, stamping the ground difficult astheir feet beat a fast tattoo the air escaping from their brightsacs making a sort of bubbling crow, quite different from thedeep organ tone of the pinnated grouse the rustling of thevibrating wings and tail furnishing added music. Now all joinin at 1st there is dignified decorum, but the fun grows fastand furious, then nonetheless quicker and nonetheless much more furious the crazybirds twist and twirl, stamp and leap over each other in theirfrenzy, each moment producing a lot more noise, until their energyfinally spent, they calm down into sane creatures once again. Theymove quietly about more than the nicely worn space (a chickensstamping ground, measuring from fifty to 1 hundred feet 282

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Bob Whites, Grouse, etc. across, according to Mr. Ernest Seton Thompson), when, withoutwarning, some male has a fresh seizure that quickly starts anothersaturnalia. The whole functionality reminds a single so stronglyof a Cree dance, says Mr. Thompson, as to suggest thepossibility of its getting the prototype of the Indian workout. . . .The dancing is indulged in at any time of the morning or even-ing in Could, but it is generally at its height before sunrise. Itserotic character can hardly be questioned, but I can not fix itsplace or worth in the nuptial ceremonies. The reality that I haveseveral occasions noticed the birds join for a brief set to in the latefall merely emphasizes its parallelism to the drumming and strut-ting of the ruffed grouse as effectively as the singing of modest birds. After pairing, the male, in the usual selfish style of histribe, enables his mate to seek some spot of concealment, scratchout an excavation screened by grasses, and attend to all nurs-ery duties, even though he joins a club of

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Image from page 64 of “Bird-life a guide to the study of our widespread birds” (1898)

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Image from page 64 of “Bird-life a guide to the study of our common birds” (1898)
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Title: Bird-life a guide to the study of our widespread birds
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946
Subjects: Birds — United States
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and company

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rds of their use for other importantservices, and consequently we have a biped which, so faras their assistance goes, is without having arms or hands. As aresult, the duties which would naturally fall to thesemembers are performed by the bill, whose chief workplace,as a result, is that of a hand. Sometimes it is sexually adorned, as in the Puffins,many Auks, Ducks, and the White Pelicans, which,throughout the nesting season, have some special plate, knob,or color on the bill. With the Woodpeckers it is amusical instrument—the drumstick with which they beata tattoo on some resounding limb. Owls and some otherbirds, when angry or frightened, snap their mandiblestogether like castanets. But it is as a hand that thebill provides greatest evidence of adaptation to or by habit.Amongst families in which the wings, tail, and feet areessentially alike in type, the bill may possibly present fantastic vari-ation—proof apparently of its response to the demandsmade upon it. All birds use it as a comb and brush ^vith which to

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Plate IX. Page 97. WILSONS SNIPE.Length, 11-25 inches. Upper parts black, buff, and rusty throat and bellywhite, rest of below parts black and buflf. Kind AXD HABIT: THE BILL. 31 le perform their toilet, and, pressing a drop of oil from tlgland at the root of the tail, they dress their featherswith their bill. Parrots use the bill in chmbing, andits hawklike shape in these birds is an mmsnal instanceof similarity in stnicture accompanying various habits. Birds which do not strike with their feet may usethe bill as a weapon, but the manner in which it is em-ployed corresponds so closely with the technique by whicha bird secures its food, that as a weapon the bill pre-sents no specific modifications. In constructing the nestthe bill may be employed as a trowel, an auger, a needle, achisel, and as many other tools. But as a hand the bills most crucial office is thatof procuring meals and superb indeed are the formsit assumes to provide the appetites of birds who mayrequire a drop of ne

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Image from page 84 of “Bird-life: a guide to the study of our typical birds” (1900)
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Title: Bird-life: a guide to the study of our widespread birds
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946
Subjects: Birds Birds
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton

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their use for other importantservices, and consequently we have a biped which, so fariis their help goes, is without having arms or hands. As aresult, the duties which ivould naturally fall to thesemembers are performed by the bill, whose chief workplace,therefore, is that of a hand. Sometimes it is sexually adorned, as in the Puffins,a number of Auks, Ducks, and the White Pelicans, which,for the duration of the nesting season, have some particular plate, knob,or color on the bill. With the Woodpeckers it is amusical instrument—the drumstick with which they beata tattoo on some resounding limb. Owls and some otherbirds, when angry or frightened, snap their mandiblestogether like castanets. But it is as a hand that thebill provides very best evidence of adaptation to or by habit.Amongst families in which the wings, tail, and feet areessentially alike in type, the bill may possibly present wonderful vari-ation—proof apparently of its response to the denaandsmade upon it. All birds use it as a comb and brush with which to ,L,

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Plate IX. Page 97. WILSONS SNIPE.Length, 11-25 inches. Upper components black, buff, and rusty throat and bellywhite, rest of below components black and buff. Type AND HABIT: THE BILL. 31 perform their toilet, and, pressing a drop of oil from thegland at the root of the tail, they dress their featherswith their bill. Parrots use the bill in climbing, andits hawklike shape in these birds is an uncommon instanceof similarity in structure accompanying distinct habits. Birds which do not strike with their feet may possibly usethe bill as a weapon, but the manner in which it is em-ployed corresponds so closely with the strategy by whicha bird secures its meals, that as a weapon the bill pre-sents no unique modifications. In constructing the nestthe bill could be utilized as a trowel, an auger, a needle, achisel, and as a number of other tools. But as a hand the bills most critical workplace is thatof procuring meals and superb certainly are the formsit assumes to provide the appetites of birds who mayrequire a drop of nec

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This tiny girl located all 12 of the hidden plush birds

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Some cool Snake Tattoos images:

This tiny girl located all 12 of the hidden plush birds
Snake Tattoos

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For the initial time DOI agencies [US Fish &amp Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management] joined with each other to host an America’s Wonderful Outdoors Booth at the California State Fair in Sacramento, Calif., July 14 – 31.

The booth incorporated informational panels and displays as properly as a children’s activity region. Activities: wildlife masks, short-term tattoos, water-cycle bracelets, fish prints, touch boxes, scat bingo, a green-screen, coloring and bird bingo. 5 days a week live raptors, snakes and bats had been brought in.

About 50,000 children visitied the booth for the duration of the 18-day fair.
Photo credit: Erica Szlosek/USFWS

Effie Yeaw joined DOI at the California State Fair
Snake Tattoos

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For the initial time DOI agencies [US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management] joined collectively to host an America’s Great Outdoors Booth at the California State Fair in Sacramento, Calif., July 14 – 31.

The booth incorporated informational panels and displays as properly as a children’s activity area. Activities: wildlife masks, temporary tattoos, water-cycle bracelets, fish prints, touch boxes, scat bingo, a green-screen, coloring and bird bingo. 5 days a week live raptors, snakes and bats were brought in.

About 50,000 children visitied the booth in the course of the 18-day fair.
(Erica Szlosek/USFWS)

Frodess birds

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Some cool Love Tattoos images:

Frodess birds
Love Tattoos

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sepia rose
Love Tattoos

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healed banjo lady
Love Tattoos

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flower pots, parrots birds motif

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Some cool Flower Tattoos images:

flower pots, parrots birds motif
Flower Tattoos

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Flower pot Pablo Picasso series
Flower Tattoos

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Flower Tattoos

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Tattoo Convention – Birds in Enjoy

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

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Tattoo Convention – Birds in Really like
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we need to find a flock of birds…

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

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we ought to find a flock of birds…
Bird Tattoos

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Taken on my Pentax ME with black and white film.
This was without a doubt the very best of the roll. Lastly have a decent photo of Kalie’s tattoo! Is not she lovely?

Bird Silhouettes Tattoo by Etzel
Bird Tattoos

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Hummingbird tattoo
Bird Tattoos

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Hummingbird on left shoulder

tiny birds (Dejavu Tattoo Studio Chiangmai Thailand)

Monday, July 1st, 2013

A couple of nice Koi Tattoos photos I identified:

tiny birds (Dejavu Tattoo Studio Chiangmai Thailand)
Koi Tattoos

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some design (Dejavu Tattoo Studio Chiangmai Thailand)
Koi Tattoos

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henna style (Dejavu Tattoo Studio Chiangmai Thailand)
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