clean on Mono sparkled on ice Aztecs records on walls of Can [canyon].
Mono dotted with ducks
sage hens noble birds 2 ft 6 in long to end of tail 3 ft expanse of wing
Cocks black on brest [breast] with white feathers here & there. tail long & straight legs finely feathered live on Sage lvs [leaves] shelter in snow under sage brush, [huse] [house] & [food]
like insects in oak galls etc., noble fellows fly slow —Ind [Indians] eat then wear feather in Caps.
Robins yet in Bldy Can [Bloody Canyon] Ouzels on Carson & Walker Rivers & lake Tahoe wherever water or waves sing on bank & shore
Sq [Squirrel] (pine) also everywhere
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
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