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and down the river. 

During the day I saw numerous tracks of Geococcyx in the sand. Also 
Poospiza [[written over unreadable strikethrough]]
[[strikethrough coenilea]]-and a couple
of Ravens. A goshawok
passed hig overhead at
Put out traps mainly
for Mt. Rats in clay bank
along river.
Caught 4 dark colored Harmonys
in damp situations along
river. These animals are
not [[written over strikethrough "never"]] found when the
soil is not damp enough
so they can dig in it & it
[[next page]] has consistency enough
to retain shape of burrow.
They [[unreadable]] their burrows
nearer the surface here in the [[carat]] hard clay soil. Their little
passages running to the surface are also much shorter than in the sandy soil of the lake shore.
[[Underlined]] Lanius Excubit [[end underline]] rather
The net rats did not
disturb my traps- a Lynx comed off one
small trap & ate a
mouse out of another.
Cy[[?]]tis yelped & howled[[end of document]]

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