Stránka:book 1913.djvu/369

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Natural History 347 on the crown, back and sides. The wings, back and tail are partly black. The Snowbird nests in the Arctic regions and is common in most of temperate agricultural America, during winter, wherever there is snow. Song-sparrow. Scarlet Tanager. Song-Sparrow (Melospiza melodia). The Song-sparrow is about six and a half inches long — brown above — white underneath. It is thickly streaked with blackish marks on flanks, breast and all upper parts. All the tail feathers are plain brown. There is a black blotch on the jaw and anotiier on the middle of the breast. Always near a brook.