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Title: Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [May, 1897]
A Monthly Serial designed to Promote Knowledge of Bird-Life
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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
I.—A Bird’s Forefathers.
II.—How did the Birds First Fly, Perhaps?
III.—A Bird’s Fore Leg.
IV.—Why did the Birds put on Soft Raiment?
V.—The Cut of a Bird’s Frock.
VI.—About a Bird’s Underwear.
VII.—A Bird’s Outer Wrap.
VIII.—A Bird’s New Suit.
IX.—“Putting on Paint and Frills” among the Birds.
X.—Color Calls among the Birds.
XI.—War and Weapons among the Birds.
XII.—Antics and Odor among the Birds.
XIII.—The Meaning of Music among Birds.