Library Gallery
Search using this query type:

Search only these record types:




Advanced Search (Items only)

Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Henry Bushby Transcription Pages

VM533B94v6_177.jpg

« previous page | next page » |

You don't have permission to transcribe this page.

Current Page Transcription [history]

177
you are at liberty to use the article
whenever you publish your own ob-
servations ; & that I shall be glad
to have a photograph made of the
nest for you if it will be of any
service.
And now to your questions .
1. The birds were Baltimore
orioles - Icterus galbula * (Linn ).
2. Generally both kinds worked
together, each taking an end of the
cord ; but the female occasionally
tied a knot by herself. Possibly
the male bird did also, but I
did not see him. She "bossed the
job " from beginning to end.
3. The "marline " used was a bit
of man-made cord, 18 inch diameter,
& very strong. All other cords were
of small string or twine such as is
used in tying bundles. All these the
birds found. They wove into the nest,

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Current Page Discussion [history]