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By Althea R. Sherman

Written within the early a part of this century, Birds of an Iowa Dooryard is stuffed with meticulous and witty observations of species either avian and human.

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During the active years of Miss Sherman's bird studies she appeared on programs of the American Ornithologists' Union and the Wilson Ornith. Club. Those who heard and met her at such meetings never forgot her. Her inimitable mannerisms, her charming personality, her forceful and pungent wit, her knowledge of the subject treated and her ability to present it interestingly, made her appearance on a program an attraction. She was known and beloved by the leading contemporary ornithologists of the United States and Canada.

Extracts of it appeared in farm journals and in the public press. Miss Sherman received many letters about the article. Some of these writers had not made a special study of bird behaviour. Some questioned Miss Sherman's knowledge of the subject! Such unwarranted criticism she could not ignore. She followed the matter with several succeeding articles and vehemently defended the position she had taken. For several years there had been on the Sherman grounds a Purple Martin house of a popular make.

Pierce, Fred J. publisher : University of Iowa Press isbn10 | asin : 0877455686 print isbn13 : 9780877455684 ebook isbn13 : 9781587292194 language : English subject Birds--Iowa, Birds--Behavior--Iowa. 09777 subject : Birds--Iowa, Birds--Behavior--Iowa. Page i Birds of an Iowa Dooryard Page ii Page iii Birds of an Iowa Dooryard By Althea R. Sherman Edited by Fred J. Pierce Foreword to the 1952 Edition by Arthur J.  Palas This edition copyright (c) 1996 by the University of Iowa Press International Standard Book Number 0-87745-568-6 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 96-60645 All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America No part of this book may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, without permission in writing from the publisher.

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