The Osprey: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine of Popular Ornithology, Volume 4

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Osprey Company, 1900 - Birds
 

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Page 189 - It is highly amusing to observe the voracity with which they seize the pieces of fat that fall in their way ; the size and quantity of the pieces they take at a meal ; the curious chuckling noise which, in their anxiety for dispatch, they always make ; and the jealousy with which they view, and the boldness with which they attack, any of their species that are engaged in devouring the finest morsels.

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