Nesting Habits of the Eastern Phoebe

Wendell P. Smith
1942 The AUK: A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology  
THE notes that follow, for the most part, cover a period of three years and are concerned with the habits ooe a pair ooe Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe) that claimed as territory the immediate vicinity ooe the author's home. As the adults were not banded, we do not know the identity ooe any ooe the individuals that bred during the seasons under observation. With only a limited amount of time available for this study the results were necessarily fragmentary. Arrival dates, the time ooe
more » ... he time ooe selection ooe territory, and the acquisition ooe a mate differed to some extent. The following table summarizes these data: 1935
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