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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or Dovesis one day, besides we have secured shorterseasons for valley and mountain Quail andDeer. This result is a most gratifying one,for, two years ago, when I first took up thefight for the Doves, they did not seem tohave a friend in the country. I shall nowplace this matter before the people of someother counties in the state, hoping to makegains there also. I believe this is the begin-ning of the end, and that public sentimentwill compel the next legislature to strike theDove from the game list. The State ChiefDeputy Commissioner, C. A. Vogelsang,has promised to prevent the illegal traffic inthe San Francisco markets in sea birds eggswhich has been heretofore carried on soextensively. To our unbounded satisfaction, theBahaman government has passed a law pro-tecting all song and insectivorous birdsthroughout the year, while for the Flamingoand some other species a close season hasbeen established. William Dutcher. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OFAUDUBON SOCIETIES EDUCATIONAL LEAFLET NO. 14
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Plwlo^riifiii by S. W. Lotlridge THE AMERICAN BARN OWL Order— RaptoresGenus — St fix Family — Stri^idreSpecies — Strix pratincola (185) The American Barn Owl By WILLIAM BUTCHER President National Association of Audubon Societies DESCRIPTION , The upper parts are a yellowish buff overlaid with grayish, and more or less speckledwith white; underparts varying from pure white to ochraceous buff, dotted with black,some individuals profusely and others with but few spots; wings and tail generally lightlybarred with blackish; legs long and feathered almost to base of toes; feet dark; very large,white, heart-shaped facial disk, with narrow black and buff edging, this latter appearingas if burnt or charred; maroon-colored spot between eye and bill, sometimes completelysurrounding the eye; bill yellow; eye black. The only other species of Owl with blackeyes is the Barred Owl, which is a much larger and darker bird heavily barred on head,neck and breast. The two cannot be confused. Size.
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