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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No.l No.2 A Surprised Crow By VERDI BURTCH, Branchport, N. Y. TO lure Crows close enough to the barn, from which the Pheasants figuredin the last issue of Bird-Lore were photographed, for a good picturewe nailed several pieces of suet to a board, laid it on the ground andcovered it with snow, leaving the pieces of suet exposed. Then, with C. F.Stone, I retired to the building, and, with both cameras trained on the suet, weawaited developments. Soon a Crow came and alighted some 8 to lo feet fromthe suet and approached slowly and with great caution, walking around thesuet and making feints at it. Finally he made a grab for it, and it was at thisinstant that we pressed the levers to our cameras, my shutter being released afraction of a second before Mr. Stones. As the Crow struck the suet, hejumped back, raising his wings, and my camera caught him before he was
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