P. [M/C.] Kirky Virginia City Building cottages in Emerald Bay [Baldrous] Hotel Warbler [sketch of warbler’s head] singing on nest in cottonwood close to road. Went down to beautiful [opening] thro [through] the marginal [fringe] to the river. Heard the singing [bird] that is a warbler & searched for him. Found him on nest. Seemed to court attention rather than to seek concealment. The road from Truckee dusty. The ground strewn with fallen trunks burned or tops of trees felled for lumber but the
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
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