Bird Houses and How to Build Them

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

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"A few years ago only four species were commonly regarded as house birds -- the house wren, the bluebird, the tree swallow, and the martin. Since the movement to protect birds and make neighbors of them began, however, their natures and needs have become better understood, and it is now known that many other species will avail themselves of houses constructed for them by their human friends. The practice of erecting bird houses in this country, while now nation-wide, is not so common and uniformly distributed as it should be, and more extended provisions of this nature can not fail ... continued below

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19 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Dearborn, Ned, 1865- 1914.

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"A few years ago only four species were commonly regarded as house birds -- the house wren, the bluebird, the tree swallow, and the martin. Since the movement to protect birds and make neighbors of them began, however, their natures and needs have become better understood, and it is now known that many other species will avail themselves of houses constructed for them by their human friends. The practice of erecting bird houses in this country, while now nation-wide, is not so common and uniformly distributed as it should be, and more extended provisions of this nature can not fail to result in a largely increased number of house birds." -- p. 2

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19 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued September 11, 1914.

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USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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Homes for birds (Pamphlet)

Homes for birds

Describes various types of birdhouses, where to place them, how to maintain them, and how to protect them against enemies of birds.

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Homes for birds, Farmers' Bulletin 1456, ark:/67531/metadc1764

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Dearborn, Ned, 1865-. Bird Houses and How to Build Them, pamphlet, 1914; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85817/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.