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    Warbling Vireo Audubon Royal Octavo Print. The male and female species of this bird, as they rest on top of the Swamp Magnolia, are the focus of plate number 241. Two pages of facts and observations are included with this print. Audubon reflects, in these pages, on the name of this bird by saying, "No name could have been imposed upon this species with more propriety than that of the Warbling Vireo. The male sings from morning to night, so sweetly, so tenderly, with so much mellowness and softness of tone, and yet with notes so low, that one might think he sings only for his beloved, without the least desire to attract the attention of rivals." A great print with some amazing textual commentary! *

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    February, 2006
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