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" We observed here vast numbers of beautiful, large, green paroquets, which our landlord, squire Brown, informed us abound all over the country. They keep in flocks, and when they alight on a tree, they are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their... "
Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of ... - Page 163
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Quarterly, Volume 29

Ohio - 1920 - 518 pages
...be a matter of but a short time, until this magnificent game bird will be unknown in Scioto County. 'We observed here vast numbers of beautiful large...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour.' "These birds were so destructive to orchards and wheat that their extermination became an...
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Personal Narrative of Travels in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio ...

Elias Pym Fordham - Edwards County (Ill.) - 1906 - 268 pages
...only in latitudes much further south. Cuming, in 1807, writing from the mouth of the Scioto, says: "We observed here vast numbers of beautiful, large,...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour" (EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS, iv, p. 161). a fallen tree; and I walked across a neck of land to find...
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Personal Narrative of Travels in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio ...

Elias Pym Fordham - Edwards County (Ill.) - 1906 - 268 pages
...only in latitudes much further south. Cuming, in 1807, writing from the mouth of the Scioto, says : " We observed here vast numbers of beautiful, large,...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour" (EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS, iv, p. 161). a fallen tree; and 1 walked across a neck of land to find...
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Personal Narrative of Travels in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio ...

Elias Pym Fordham - Edwards County (Ill.) - 1906 - 270 pages
...only in latitudes much further south. Cuming, in 1807, writing from the mouth of the Scioto, says : " We observed here vast numbers of beautiful, large,...paroquets, which our landlord, squire Brown, informed ns abound all over the country. They keep in flocks, and when they alight on a tree, they are not distinguishable...
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History of Old Vincennes and Knox County, Indiana, Volume 1

George E. Greene - Knox County (Ind.) - 1911 - 632 pages
...only in latitudes from further south. Cuming, in 1807, writing from the mouth of the Scioto, says : "We observed here vast numbers of beautiful, large,...are not distinguishable from the foliage from their color." — [Early Western Travels, IV, p. 161.] was half French. And, from this story some historians,...
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The Auk, Volume 29

Birds - 1912 - 722 pages
...sea-pie." The other note of this year, comes when Cuming opposite Portsmouth (Ohio) on the Virginia side,2 "observed here, vast numbers of beautiful large green...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour." The next decade furnishes at least eight different writers who remark of the paroquet. The...
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Quarterly, Volume 29

Ohio - 1920 - 600 pages
...Cuming described the flocks of Carolina parrakeets, seen by him at Portsmouth in 1807, as follows: 'We observed here vast numbers of beautiful large...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour.' "These birds were so destructive to orchards and wheat that their extermination became an...
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Scioto Sketches: An Account of Discovery and Settlement of Scioto County, Ohio

Henry Towne Bannon - Scioto County (Ohio) - 1920 - 132 pages
...Cuming described the flocks of Carolina parrakeets, seen by him at Portsmouth in 1807, as follows: "We observed here vast numbers of beautiful large...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour." These birds were so destructive to orchards and wheat that their extermination became an economic...
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Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, Volume 29

Ohio - 1920 - 668 pages
...Cuming described the flocks of Carolina parrakeets, seen by him at Portsmouth in 1807, as follows: 'We observed here vast numbers of beautiful large...are not distinguishable from the foliage, from their colour.' "These birds were so destructive to orchards and wheat that their extermination became an...
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