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The romance of swans sometimes goes haywire

Manuscript chronicling the failure of introducing two male swans to two female swans who had been companions for a few years. The author points out that partners should be introduced in the first two years of life as swans mate for life. After such a long period of association, the two birds became dependent upon each other for all types of companionship long before the males were introduced.

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

The story of the swan song is not all myth

Manuscript that looks at the two species of swan found in America, the whistling and trumpeter swans. Both were found by Lewis and Clark. The author mentions that the swan song has long been associated with death and in comments that this can be applied to the trumpeter swan due to the decline in numbers of the bird.

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

Manuscripts and report

Manuscripts for article, "Our largest migratory bird", and a report on trumpeter swans by David D. Condon, Assistant Yellowstone Park Naturalist.

Del Condon, David

Birds that need help

Article discussing conservation efforts and endangered bird species, including the trumpeter swan, California condor, and bald eagle.

Averill, Edgar F., 1881-1955