Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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sh Commissionlaboratory at Woods Hole, Massachus-etts. These curious wanderers into anothercontinent are doubtless the young ofsome migratory flock. Such a flock isled by an old and experienced bird,which knows the route north and south.Occasional birds which have never beforebeen over the aerial road may get sep-arated from the flock. They become be-wildered, and fly about, quite at a lossuntil they reach land. Now and then birds that are notstrictly migratory gather in enormousflocks, and sweep over several hundredmiles of country. The cause that im-pels them to such action is still a mys-tery. Many years ago Turkey and Bul-garia were invaded by enormous flocksof the rose-colored pastor. These birdsI re ed destructive to vineyards andgrowing crops, and the peasants had toturn out in force and kill them by thehundreds. A flock of these birds wouldstrip a tree of fruit in less time than ittakes to tell of it, and there were pub-lic rejoicings in places after the vastflocks had passed.
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