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Categories: Vi Making Friends With The Outdoor Folk

Early spring trailing through the meadows will bring you the cheery song

of the meadow-lark: "Spring-o-the-year!" Stalk him carefully and you

will find a large brown bird with yellow breast and a black crescent on

his throat. The meadow-lark is about the size of a quail. He stands

erect when he sings, and he has a rather long beak. The nest can be

found, if you look for it, but is generally out of sight under a

loosened clod of earth or tuft of grass.