Directions for collecting birds, Issue 39, Part 1

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U. S. Govt. Print. Off., 1911 - Nature - 27 pages
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Page 143 - 4.—Reports of Observations and Experiments in the practical Work of the Division, made under the Direction of the Entomologist, together with Extracts from Correspondence on miscellaneous Insects. (1884.) [pp. 102, figs. 4.]
Page 14 - On the outside of the basket the turns of the wrapping are oblique; on the inside they are vertical. It will be seen on examining this figure that one row inclines to the right, the one above it to the left, and so on alternately.' This was occasioned by the weaver's
Page 133 - This work was completed by Westwood after the death of Doubleday. SH SCUDDER.—Butterflies : Their structures, changes, and life-histories, with special reference to American forms. Being an application of the " Doctrine of descent" to the study of Butterflies, with an appendix of practical instructions.
Page 23 - in this style. Dr. Hudson calls them the "jewels of coiled basketry." The surfaces are beautifully corrugated, and patterns of the most elaborate character can be wrought on them. The technic is as follows: Three or four small, uniform willow stems serve for the foundation, as shown in fig.
Page 13 - the weft filaments is precisely the same as in plain twined weaving. The difference of the texture on the outside is caused by the manner in which the wefts cross the warps. This style abounds among the Ute Indians and the Apache, who dip the bottles made in this
Page 6 - but the patterns run obliquely to the axis of the fabric, giving the appearance of diagonal weaving. When warp and weft are fine yarn or threads, the result is the simplest form of cloth in cotton, linen, pina fiber, or wool. The cheap fabrics of commerce are of this species
Page 17 - tail and cut through the vertebrae at the last joint, taking care not to sever the bases of the quills. Suspend the body by inserting the hook into the lower part of the back or rump,* and invert the skin, loosening it carefully from the body. On reaching
Page 17 - and, by making one cut on each side of the head, through the small bone connecting the base of the lower jaw with the skull, another across the roof of the mouth behind the base of the upper mandible, and between the jaws of the lower,
Page 17 - Continue the inversion of the skin by drawing it over the neck until the skull is exposed. Arrived at this point, detach the delicate membrane of the ear from its cavity in the skull, if possible, without cutting or tearing it; then, by means of the
Page 23 - The stitches pass over the rod and strip which are on top down under the welt only of the coil below, the stitches interlocking. The strip of tough fiber between the two rods which serves for a welt has a double purpose—strengthening the fabric and chinking the space between the rods

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