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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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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 ╗ízed grtibs (cockchafers) in a day, and of course would require many...
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A Treatise on Some of the Insects of New England which are Injurious to ...

Thaddeus William Harris - 1852 - 513 pages
...follow the plough. 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 day, and of course would require many more of a smaller...
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A Treatise on Some of the Insects Injurious to Vegetation

Thaddeus William Harris - 1862 - 640 pages
...follow the plough. 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 day, and of course would require many more of a smaller...
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Indian Corn: Its Value, Culture, and Uses

Edward Enfield - 1866 - 308 pages
...striking illustration of this is given in Anderson? s Recreations : — "A cautious observer, having found a nest of five young jays, remarked that each of these birds, while yet very young, consumed fifteen full-sized grubs in one day, and of course would require many more of a smaller size. Say that,...
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Natural History: Exhibiting in a Series of Delightful Anecdotes and ...

William Bingley - 1871 - 1042 pages
...and ttie havoc 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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A Year with the Birds

Wilson Flagg - 1881 - 318 pages
...recounted, the vast increase of caterpillars that would follow the extinction of this single species. It is recorded in " Anderson's Recreations," that...would require many more of a smaller size. The writer conjectures that of large and small each bird would require about twenty for its daily supply. At this...
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A Year with the Birds

Wilson Flagg - 1889 - 318 pages
...that would follow the extinction of this single species. It is recorded in " Anderson's Kecreations," that a curious observer, having discovered a nest...would require many more of a smaller size. The writer conjectures that of large and small each bird would require about twenty for its daily supply. At this...
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A Year with the Birds

Wilson Flagg - 1890 - 317 pages
...that would follow the extinction of this single species. It is recorded in "Anderson's Eecreations," that a curious observer, having discovered a nest...would require many more of a smaller size. The writer conjectures that of large and small each bird would require about twenty for its daily supply. At this...
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