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Summer Birds of the Adirondacks in Franklin County, N.Y.
Theodore Roosevelt and H. D. Minot
4 p. ; 24 cm.
New York: s.n., 1877

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The following catalogue (written in the mountains) is based upon observations made in August, 1874, August, 1875, and June 22d to July 9th 1877 especially about the Saint Regis Lakes, Mr. Minot having been with me, only during the last week of June. Each of us has used his initials in making a statement which the other has not verified. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Jr. The general features of the Adirondacks, in those parts which we have examined, are the many lakes, the absence of mountain-brooks thes luxuriant forest-growth (the taller deciduous trees often reaching the height of a hundred feet, and the White Pines even that of a hundred and thirty), the sandy soil, the cool, invigorating air, and both a decided wildness and levelness of country as compared with the diversity of the White Moun- Theam7auna is not so rich as that of the latter country, because wantin- in certain "Alleghanian" birds found there, and also in species belonging especially to the Eastern or North-eastern Canadian fauna. Nestst moreover, seem to be more commonly inaccessible and rarely built beside roads or wood-paths, as they often are in the White Mountains. M.

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