The west shore. (Portland, Or.) 1875-1891, December 01, 1878, Page 106, Image 8

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llll AM IKK AN DARTER.
The Darin ! a large bird, of a wild
and shy nature, Confining itself to soli
tary plates. It perches iikiii trees
w hich grow by the sides of I lake or
river, in order to dart upm any unfor-
THE WEST SHORE.
found in various parts of the United
States, and the other the African Dar
ter, the plumage of which is darker
than the American.
The Darter is an untiring swimmer
and an excellent diver. When any
December, 1878
Though the water is the Darted
vorite element, it is on trees and rocks
that it makes its nest, and brings up it,
young, taking care to place the nestso
that the young may be precipitated into
the water as soon as they are ahU h
llll
AMERICAN DARTER,
tun.tr fun which come within its reach ,!.
i (rhokif too l.,,0 , 7 H'Snot
'"' w0 rfhe Anhj f; or ; -ma tuftsof raod.
"Mr,, M known. or,r brie-,. Z l ""'-en should the distance
"vim, or when the safety of the frmilj
"qui ret it.
Lot'" wife got salted because b
'""ted around to notice how a dre
cut that a woman had on who wai
runn.ng Sodom to see the fire.