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Magpies were seen frequently along the line from Boise, when Mr. Burroughs & others saw a [male] Eve. Grosbeak. Ark flycatcher were common, also gold finches [page 29]. Ridgeway saw the Ark. Goldfinch, and I saw a red-shafted flicker flying by. Great blue herons were seen along the Owyer & Snake rivers, & a bittern got up near the track.

On a short by-trip from Moscow to Lewiston Lewis's Woodpeckers became quite a common sight. The flight is very like that of a flicker. Generally they look entirely black, but when near by the crimson breast & whitey neck ring may be seen. Lazuli bunting were also quite common-& can be recognized at once by their song's similarity to the Indigo birds. Ridgeway saw a band of bandtail pigeons--near Portland.

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Bluebird, Eastern;Catbird;Goldfinch, American;Grosbeak, Blue;Thrasher, Brown
Dumetella carolinensis;Guiraca caerulea;Sialia sialis;Spinus tristis;Toxostoma rufum

Context: Annotation: schedule of times for train? "Lv. Prov. Ar. N.Y.," etc., arithmetic.. Preliminary sketch for Moseley, Edwin L., Trees, Stars, and Birds.

Location: Rare and Manuscript Collections

Publication: "Trees, Stars, and Birds"

Size: 14" x 11"

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