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of clearing up. 

Finished skinning in time to get out and set some traps along the canon made through the Alabamas by Lone Pine Creek

20th 

Caught only two specimens in my traps last night Hesperomys californicus both and both taken with meat bait in traps set close to waters edge for shrews. Saw two Tamias [[dencurus?]] at the mouth of Lone Pine Canon last eve and set traps for them without success. Followed Lone Pine Creek up to the mouth of the canon where it descends from Mt Whitney. Shot a spec. of Carpodacus frontalis from a small flock near lower timberline they were quite shy - flying from place to place in the sage brush - Also shot a Zon. intermedia at lower limit of nut pines & saw many others, also a small flock of Junco oregonus. A single
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