Image from page 74 of "Nature neighbors, embracing birds, plants, animals, minerals, in natural colors by color photography, containing articles by Gerald Alan Abbott, Dr. Albert Schneider, William Kerr Higley...and other eminent naturalists. Ed. by Natha

Download this image

More from this collection

Related by Where

Research Help!

Where: Unknown

Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.

When: 01 January 1914

Try to find the date or year when this image was made.
Identifier: natureneighborse41914bant
Title: www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book...
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Banta, Nathaniel Moore, 1867- Schneider, Albert, 1863- Higley, William Kerr, 1860-1908 Abbott, Gerard Alan
Subjects: Natural history
Publisher: Chicago, American Audobon association
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


View Book Page: Book Viewer
About This Book: Catalog Entry
View All Images: All Images From Book

Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.


Text Appearing Before Image:
GOLDEN ORIOLE.Life-size. COPVRIGHT 1900, er A. W> MUMFORD, CHICAGO

Text Appearing After Image:
AUDUBONS OKIOLE COPYRIGHT 1901, evA. W. HUMFORO. CHtCAGO. BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES, ETC. 291 AUDUBONS ORIOLE* Audubons Oriole, the male of which we illustrate, hasa very limited range, including the valley of the LowerRio Grande in Texas and southward in Mexico to Oaxaca.Their usual song is a prolonged and repeated whistle ofextraordinary mellowness and sweetness. The nest of this oriole is usually placed in mesquitetrees, in thickets, and open woods, from six to fourteenfeet from the ground. It is a semipensile structure, wovenof fine, wire-like grass used while still green and resemblesthose of the hooded and orchard orioles, which are muchbetter known. The nest is firmly attached, both on thetop and sides, to small branches and growing twigs and,for the size of the bird, it appears rather small. One nowbefore me measures three inches in depth inside by aboutthe same in inner diameter. The rim of the nest is some-what contracted to prevent the eggs from being thrown outduring high winds.


Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

Info:

Owner: Internet Archive Book Images
Source: Flickr Commons
Views: 4184
bookidnatureneighborse41914bant bookyear1914 bookdecade1910 bookcentury1900 bookauthorbantanathanielmoore1867 bookauthorschneideralbert1863 bookauthorhigleywilliamkerr18601908 bookauthorabbottgerardalan booksubjectnaturalhistory bookpublisherchicagoamericanaudobonassociation bookcontributoruniversityofillinoisurbanachampaign booksponsoruniversityofillinoisurbanachampaign bookleafnumber74 bookcollectionuniversityofillinoisurbanachampaign bookcollectionamericana bhlcollection

Add Tags