Creator

John Muir

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14 to approach within 20 feet. Walked down slope of granite 60 [degrees] then took flight gave few whirring wing beats then sailed with wings perfectly motionless 400 yds [yards] down gentle grade & vanished over brim of cliff. A week ago saw one with a dozen young She was very [lame] & [sick] while they were scattering along rocks & snow banks. [ ] days ago Loomis found nest with the [9] eggs

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P14.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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