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" it is stated, that " a cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked, that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in one day, and of course would require many more of a smaller... "
Transactions of the Essex Agricultural Society from ... - Page 145
1861
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Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and ..., Volume 3

James Anderson - 1800
...numerous flock must make among these insects must be very great. A cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked, that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed fifteen at least of these full-sized grubs in a day, and of course would require many more of a smaller...
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803
...the havoc that a numerous flock makes among them must be very great. A cautious observer having found a nest of five young jays, remarked that each of these birds, •while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in a day ; and averaging their .sizes, it may be said that...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805
...numerous flock makes among them must be very greats .A cautious observer, having found a nest of; fifrt young jays, remarked that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in a day ; and averaging their sizes, it may be said that...
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An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales, Volume 1

George Barrington - 1810 - 472 pages
...the havoc that a numerous flock makes among them must be very great. A cautious observer having found a nest of five young jays, remarked, that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in a day ; and averaging their sizes, it may be said that...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 4

William Bingley - 1829
...and the havock that a numerous flock makes among them must be very great. A gentleman, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen full-sized grubs of the Chafer in a day ; and averaging their sizes, it may be said...
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Gill's technological [afterw.] Gill's scientific, technological ..., Volume 4

Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1829
...that a numerous flock makes among them must be very great. A cautious observer, having found a nest of young jays, remarked, that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full sized grubs in a day; and averaging their sizes, it may be said that...
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A Report on the Insects of Massachusetts: Injurious to Vegetation, Volume 3

Thaddeus William Harris - 1841 - 459 pages
...follow the plough. In " Anderson 'sRecreations," it is stated that "a cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked, that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in one day, and of course would require many more of a smaller...
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The Farmer's Encyclopędia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs ..., Volume 1

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1844 - 1165 pages
...light it deserves. In "Anderson's Recreations," it is stated that "a cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full-sized grubs in one dav, and of course would require many more of a smaller...
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The Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature ...

Samuel Maunder - 1848 - 812 pages
...follow the plough. In "Anderson*! Hecreatione," it Ls stated that " a cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of there full-nixed grubs in one day, and of courte would require many more of a smaller...
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The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 7

1852
...following paragraph, which we quote from Harris' Insects, p. 26. " A cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked, that each of these birds while yet very young, consumed at least fifteen of these full sized grubs (cockchafers) in a day, and of course would require many...
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