Punch,  52 (1867), 30.

A Little Word for Little Birds

A Cock Sparrow


Letter, Spoof


Hunting, Ornithology, Cruelty

    Condemns the gamekeeper who shot 'seven specimens of the Bohemian wax-wing'. Points out that there was no reason to slaughter these 'harmless, unoffending little birds' and that 'we ought to do our best to encourage' such 'rare and interesting' birds to 'live with us'

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