Our Bird Comrades
The Project Gutenberg eBook, Our Bird Comrades, by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
E-text prepared by Al Haines
OUR BIRD COMRADES
LEANDER S. KEYSER
Author of "Birddom," "In Bird Land," and "Birds of the Rockies," etc.
RAND, McNALLY & COMPANY Chicago New York London
To ALL WHO LOVE THE BIRDS FOR THEIR OWN SAKES, who desire to cultivate comradeship with them in books and in the field, and who will study them with the glass and without the gun.
THE TABLE OF CONTENTS
AMERICAN SPARROW-HAWK . . . . . . . . . _Frontispiece_
PEWEE, OR PHOEBE (missing from book)
BOB-WHITE, OR QUAIL
SPOTTED SANDPIPER, OR "PEET-WEET"
BEGINNING THE STUDY
MAKING NEW FRIENDS
THE NUTHATCH FAMILY*
BIRDS OF THE INVERTED POSITION
A FEATHERED PARASITE*
A BLUE CANNIBAL*
A HANDSOME SCISSORSTAIL*
AN ALPINE ROSY FINCH*
HAPPENINGS BY THE WAY
[Illustration: Pewee, or Phoebe (missing from book)]
ODDS AND ENDS
TROUBLE AMONG THE BIRDS*
A BIRD'S EDUCATION*
ARE BIRDS SINGERS OR WHISTLERS?*
A BIRD'S FOOT
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The Bird Book Illustrating in natural colors more than seven hundred North American birds; also several hundred photographs of their nests and eggs.