Annual Report

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Page 77 - I move you that the rules be suspended and the Secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the Association for Mr.
Page 10 - In the air Swallows and Swifts are coursing rapidly to and fro, ever in pursuit of the insects which constitute their sole food. When they retire, the Nighthawks and "Whip-poor-wills will take up the chase, catching moths and other nocturnal insects which would escape day -flying birds. The Flycatchers lie in wait, darting from ambush at passing prey, and with a suggestive click of the bill returning to their post.
Page 77 - I move that the rules be suspended and that the secretary be instructed to cast the vote of the association for Mr.
Page 26 - The more closely this statement is examined the more evident its truth becomes. In the arid region of the West agriculture depends first of all upon the available water supply. In such a region forest protection alone can maintain the stream flow necessary for irrigation, and can prevent the great and destructive floods so ruinous to communities farther down the same streams that head in the arid regions.
Page 52 - I move you that the chair appoint a committee of three to consider the different recommendations made by the officers in their reports and report tomorrow morning.
Page 26 - Iowa, 168) give it as a spring and fall migrant, abundant from the middle of March to the middle of April, and from the middle of October to the middle of November. Sometimes winters about the rapids in the streams, even in the northern part of the state.
Page 80 - The PRESIDENT. The question is upon the adoption of the report of the committee, except so far as it relates to the State of Virginia.
Page 77 - I move, that the nominations be closed and the rules be suspended and that the Secretary be instructed to cast the vote of the Society in accordance with the motion.
Page 43 - America chiefly the northeastern portions ; breeding in the high North, migrating in winter to the Eastern and Middle States, the Great Lakes, and the shores of the larger streams in the Mississippi Valley.
Page 10 - Flycatchers lie in wait, darting from ambush at passing prey, and with a suggestive click of the bill returning to their post. The warblers, light, active creatures, flutter about the terminal foliage, and with almost the skill of a humming-bird, pick insects from the leaf or blossom.

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