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Ducklings

Manuscript describing the pursuit of ducks and ducklings to observe behavior and hopefully catch a few photos of the mothers and their young.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Hunting grebes

Manuscript that shares a few excerpts from "Plight of grebes", focusing on why grebes have been singled out for their plumage.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird lives

Manuscript detailing a trip where several types of birds are observed, but the author's main goal is to spot white herons.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Compilation of birds

Manuscript detailing characteristics of birds who frequent a pond, as well as the joys and disappointments of photography. A second manuscript describes a red-tailed hawk. Additional excerpts are included from other manuscripts, including "Vigor's wren."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Sea birds

Manuscript in which the pursuit of photographing sea birds is discussed. Appears to be the same trip featured in "Study of sea birds."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Compilation of manuscripts on birds

The handwritten manuscript features a rough draft of "Bird lives" as well as other manuscripts that most likely were broken up into different manuscripts later.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Wren

Fanciful handwritten manuscript on the casual observation of a wren mother and her family. This document has parts from both "Rearing a wren family" and "Vigor's wren".

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Hawks

Manuscript that contains a few related excerpts from "Scarcity of hawks & owls." Talks about how from a naturalist's point of view, there is desire for the extermination of any species, even if they are predators.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Beginning journal

Manuscript discussing the virtues of nature, especially in enjoying the natural resources that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Game resources of Oregon

Manuscript that examines and advocates for the enforcement of legislation in regards to birds, wild life, and their native habitats.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Mammals on Mt. Hood

Manuscript that describes the varied warm blooded wildlife as observed by Elijah Coalman, Ranger for the United States Bureau of Forestry.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

The bush-tit

Manuscript describing a bush-tit, most notably feeding behavior.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Dolly Varden trout

Manuscript discussing where the Dolly Varden trout can be found and the nuisance it is in Oregon waters.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Trout

Manuscript depicting the importance of trout, especially for farming communities. Goes on to protest the implementation of non-native fish, especially the Loch Leven trout.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Tiniest soul in feathers

Manuscript describing hummingbirds, including the behavior of the male bird and physical descriptions of nestlings.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

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