Nests and eggs of familiar British birds, described and illustrated: with an account of the haunts and habits of the feathered architects, and their times and modes of building
Publisher: London : Groombridge
Edition language: English
"The cavern-loving Wren sequester'd seeksThe verdant shelter of the hollow stump;And with congenial moss, harmless deceit,Constructs a safe abode. On topmost boughsThe glossy Raven, and the hoarse-voiced Crow,Rock'd by the storm, erect their airy nests.The Ouzel, lone frequenter of the groveOf fragr...