Includes section: qSome Michigan books.qMillions of pigeons surrounded the observer, some darting through the air going to and from their feeding area, some feeding young squabs in the nests that lined ... Other men moved long poles in the air, knocking down the birds in their flight. ... How many pigeons were taken at this single nesting at Petoskey in 1 878 can only be estimated. ... He tried in vain to stay the slaughter in the nesting grounds.
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