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common along them also. Dec 18th Went out to canon and brought in my traps. Found one large Neotoma, pale gray, with large ears but its tail was spoiled by the trap so I threw it away. Yesterday I took a single [[Cistothoons?]] (west [[rad?]] in a willow hedge where I had traps set for Arvicolas. Several march hawks frequent the wet meadows along the foot of the Alabamas - I turned back into camp and worked on specimens during the afternoon & [[crossed out]] Dec 19th [[/crossed out]] [[top margin]] (notr; In the evening just before sundown 4 [[Gores Amandana?]] flew over toward the south & all the evening after dark we heard the wings of [[/top margin; line to continue below]] ducks flying over to the south - the weather has been cloudy & [[threatening?]] with snow on the tops of the Sierras for the last two or three days Dec. 19 - Colder than usual a few degrees this a.m - but weather shows signs
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