National Geographic : 1944 Jun
A Bag of Bird Portraits Rescued from a California Highway, This Burrowing Owl Has Been David's Pet Ever Since Taken from its cage, it becomes playful in the author's Ithaca, New York, home. Burrowing Owls live in prairie-dog holes or burrows that they dig in the western States, and feed largely on lizards, grasshoppers, and small snakes. The Florida Burrowing Owl, slightly darker, frequents Florida prairies. V National ueographle Society Kodachromes by Arthur A. Allen From Georgia to Alaska, Maine to California, the Song Sparrow Makes Its Home In gardens and shrubbery this familiar bird greets spring with cheerful and melodious song. So adaptable is it that 26 different races are recognized, the Eastern Song Sparrow (above) having the widest distribution.