Jack Miner and the birds, and some things I know about nature

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Ryerson Press, 1923 - Nature - 178 pages
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Contents

Who is Jack Miner?
1
My First Pets
4
Market Hunting
6
Our Faithful Dogs
8
Bob White Quail
11
Quail Selfserving Feedrack
12
Raising English or Ringnecked Pheasants in Canada
19
The Natural Enemies of our Birds
22
Birds as Missionary Messengers
68
How Wild Ducks Conceal Their Nests
72
Find the Ducks Nest
73
My Last Distinguished Family of Pet Ducks
75
Ducks Love Soon Ceases
79
The Migration of Ducks
81
Can Birds Smell?
88
The Canada Goose
92

Some Things I have Known Cannibal Birds to Do
25
Weasels and How to Destroy Them
31
Under Side of Weasel Trap and Harbor
34
Robins
36
Snowball
40
The Bluebirds
41
Woodpeckers
45
How the Woodpecker Gets the Worm
46
The Swallow Family
47
Wild Duck Hunting
52
Knowledge and Ways of the Wild Duck
58
Old Duck and Young Waiting at the Gate
60
Do Birds Return to Their Same Homes?
63
Polly and Delilah
66
Nesting Canada Geese
109
Our Model Canada Goose
113
Do Birds Have a Language?
118
The Career of Jack Johnson
123
The Migration of Our Canada Goose
130
Catching and Tagging the Wild Goose
142
Game Protection
147
Creating a Bird Sanctuary
151
Our Native Swans
158
The Line of Migration
162
Inquiries and Answers
163
Sportsmanship
172
Conclusion
178
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