Image from page 418 of “Bird lore” (1899) – NYC Picture

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Identifier: birdlore181916nati
Title: Bird lore
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: National Committee of the Audubon Societies of America National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals National Audubon Society
Subjects: Birds Birds Ornithology
Publisher: New York City : Macmillan Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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AVOCET Order—LiMicoL.cGenus—R ECURvI ROSTRA Family— RECURviROSTRiD/t Species—AMERICANA National Association of Audubon Societies The Avocet 343 would be seen, but their cries soon brought others—perhaps their mates—who left their nests to come and help expel the intruders. With shouts ofdistress they circled us, or flew about in the air overhead, and occasionallywould alight and go bumping along the ground as though injured and under-going the most frightful suffering. Sometimes they would settle in the water,where their antics of head-bobbing and wing-waving were most amusing.Again they would submerge the body, and, with the head laid out on the sur-face, would propel themselves forward much as wounded Wild Geese willsometimes do. It was not given to us lo hnd their nests that day nor the next, but shortlyafterward several were discovered by Mr. Finley in this neighborhood. The nest of the Avocet is merely a slight depression in the marsh lined withgrass; there the spotte

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