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Aug. 3 Killed 3 Pine Squirrels & a Chipmunk & a Picoides v. harrisi & Sphyrapicus thiroides & a Hummer.
Had a lot more birds. Made 13 bird skins & 5 mammal skins.
A pleasant day.

" [[Ditto for: Aug]] 4 Sunday.
Took a long ride to Partridge Spr. & beyond.
Carried home some specimens.

" [[Ditto for: Aug]] 5 Went around to N.E. side of mountain & up high on the base. Found gooseberry & strawberry & raspberry bushes up there.
Set 29 traps & caught 6 Spermophilus spilosoma & shot 2 more. Caught 2 new Arvicolas with short tails.
Killed a Black-tail fawn, & saw the old doe in evening.
Made 7 mammal & 2 bird skins.

" [[Ditto for: Aug]] 6 Went to traps before breakfast & got 7 Hesperomys - nothing else.
Made 9 mammal & 6 bird skins.
A hard rain began at 5.30 P.M.

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