How to Destroy English Sparrows

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"Introduced into the United States many years ago from Europe, this sparrow has multiplied and extended its range until now it is numerous and firmly established over most of the country. The bad qualities of the bird far outweigh its good ones, and, although its extermination is impracticable, a reduction of its numbers is feasible and important. The present bulletin aims to describe the best methods of destruction." -- p. 2

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11 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Dearborn, Ned, 1865- 1910.

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"Introduced into the United States many years ago from Europe, this sparrow has multiplied and extended its range until now it is numerous and firmly established over most of the country. The bad qualities of the bird far outweigh its good ones, and, although its extermination is impracticable, a reduction of its numbers is feasible and important. The present bulletin aims to describe the best methods of destruction." -- p. 2

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11 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • 1910

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Dearborn, Ned, 1865-. How to Destroy English Sparrows, pamphlet, 1910; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85667/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.