Within a few hours," says Mr. Frazar, "it had become a serious matter with them, as they could make scarcely any progress. As long as they were in the trough of the sea the wind had little effect on them, but as soon as they reached the crest of a wave... Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club - Page 251by Nuttall Ornithological Club - 1881Full view
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Frank Michler Chapman - 1916 - 160 lehte
...various species were to be seen in all directions, singly and in small flocks, and all flying toward the Mississippi River. These birds, of course, must...them, as the gale was too strong for them to make any progress. As long as they were in the trough of the sea the wind had very little effect on them,...