National Geographic : 1914 Jul
Photos by Howard H. Cleaves THE FISH WING-STROKE, AFTER THE HAWK'S TALONS BECAME FASTENED TO THE BACK OF THE DECOY AND THE BIRD WAS STRUGGLING TO RISE WITH HIS BURDEN marshes of the southern seaboard are the herons, skimmers, oyster-catchers, the giant royal terns, and countless others all possessing their individualities and making their separate impressions. A person should not content himself with being told about these bird cities. They are as marvelous in their way as the wonders of the Yellowstone region, and many of them are under the protec tion and care of the Federal government as are the animals of the National Park. These birds are, therefore, recognized as a part of the nation's resources, and are available for inspection to any well-in- tentioned citizen on application. There are at this moment 64 of these wild life reservations throughout the United States and possessions. SIXTY-FOUR BIRD RESERVATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND TERRITORIES The names and locations of the bird reservations are as follows: I. Pelican Island, Fla. 2. Breton Island, La. 3. Stump Lake, N. Dak. 4. Huron Islands, Mich. 5. Siskiwit Islands, Mich. 6. Passage Key, Fla. 7. Indian Key, Fla.