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Image 71 of Museum Paper, no. 4, 1921 - including "Annotated List of the Avery Bird Collection in The Alabama Museum of Natural History" by Ernest G. Holt and "Biographical Sketch of Dr. William Cushman Avery" by Miss Mary E. Avery

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1MA AVERY BIRD COLLECTION G7 'll/lCL'7I`ll$ breed Hummingbirds were recorded as abundant in Baldwin ted below wa County, Sept. 16Oct. 2, 1892. . ligratmg bull No. 560. Female. Greensboro. Aug. 11, 1890. W. C. Avery. . _ A 7 y_ No. ............. Female. No data. W' C ml NO. ......,...... Male. No dm. ANI (C0$) 103. TYRANNUS TYRANNUS (Linnaeus). Kinoizmo. "Bce Ma.rti1z." "Bcc-Bir2cZ." ed note on the The first mention found of this species is under date of pecies, is really June 9, 1876, when Dr. Avery entered in his journal, as eeding bird in No. 15, an adult male taken at Greensboro. He writes: ecord is tlkll Stomach contained insects alone. A most useful bird although he destroys a few bees. Who knows how many cs 'Ut7'Q7l7?,T(l.71'Z(8,' thousandsrof cotton flies this active little bird 1nay de- :> on the bare stroy? His wings being tormed for rapid and powertul flight, he seems to be the terror of carnivorous birds, at ,0 W C AWN. least of the heavier and more awkward genera, known . ` ' { it by ornithologists as buzzards. The hawk proper or blue- 26, 1890. W _ darter as it is stupidly called, would be more than a match for this tyrant." mens). The following is an entry made sometime in Juiie, 1876 (though not dated), in the Doctors "Oological Register? js}, (1890)_ as he called it: _ , .( "No.515 Nest of T312an22u< CC7OZtiI}Z$Z..< Bee-bird . Sept. 4, 188.1. 1 - . . . , , This rest was tar out on one ot the later branches ot a sweet gum (liquidambar tree). In attempting to pull in Lmumm) the limb and secure the nest, the limb parted company __ ` ` with the stem to which it was attached and threw all the . eggs to the ground, very much to my disa pointment as * 1(Jt I DA 2a)." (1890e). acessary W 1 7 No. 478. Male. Greensboro. April 21. 1890. XV. (`. Avery. No. 47-1. Male. Greensboro. April 21, 1890. VV. C. Avery. ;ds, (18906)- No. 488. Male. Greensboro. April 29. 1800. W. (`. Avery. lph 21, 1893, f No. Feinalc. Greensboro. April 29. 1890. VV. C`. Avery. No. 831. Male. Greensboro. l\Iay 8, 1891. XV. C. Avery.

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