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glandular abdomen and hence sitting) from bole of
red fir about 60 feet up. It was actively pecking at
the fissured bark and dislodging tufts of the conspicuous
yellow lichen which grows profusely on the trunks of
some of the trees. Saw also a Red-breasted
Sapsucker, and punctured red fir in the vicinity.
Can hear from this point: Solitaire, Tanager,
Olive-sided Flycatcher, Mt. Chickadee, Canada Nuthatch,
Warbling Vireo, and Audubon Warbler. Saw a
[female symbol] Calliope Hummingbird at snow-plant (Sarcodes);
these plants now coming up commonly under
red firs and of brilliant colors.
5:00p.m., at camp: collected a set of four eggs
4/4, nest and female parent, of Wright Flycatcher.
Rim of nest 1130mm above ground; nest on nearly
upright stem of snow-bush, supported in part by
accessory twiggery; 600 mm. more of snow bush,
living leafy branch, above nest. Site in sea
of snowbush on gently sloping hillside; two
tall cedars 75 feet away, nearest trees; but firs
and pines farther away. Eggs nearly fresh;
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I didn't know how to handle the male and female symbol shorthand or when he draws an illustration of the testes shape. Thoughts?
FromThePage will accept HTML within transcripts, so you should be able to type ♂ and ♀. (The notes may escape them, however, so I'm not sure they'll show up here -- that's ♂ and &#9792; -- ampersand number-sign 9794 semicolon with no spaces, the same with 9792.)
1st line, second unk. suggest "bole"; 3rd line, how about "conspicuous"; line starting "these plants", agree with "commonly".
1st line, second unk. suggest "bole"; 3rd line, how about "conspicuous"; line starting "these plants", agree with "commonly". The bird 6265 is Arctic Three-toed Woodpecker. According to Peterson field guide, a more modern name is Black-backed three-toed Woodpecker.