National Geographic : 1943 Jul
The National Geographic Magazine Lucky the Victory Gardener Whose Premises Attract a Meadowlark When ground is plowed for the first time, the "white grubs" shift their diet from the roots of grass and weeds to those of vegetables. This bird has captured a mouthful of grubs and black crickets to feed its young. Popular because of its lilting song, it is also one of the best friends of the farmer. Sk mm "WI Feeding Its Mate, the Prairie Warbler Helps Win the War The moth it has brought to the cozy nest might have killed valuable food plants. Moving rapidly among foliage, this bird is an assiduous hunter of pests that destroy vegetation. It is common from Florida to New England and from Nebraska and Kansas to the Atlantic.