Mocking birds to be set free in Hawaii, 1897.

SINGING BIRDS IMPORTED.

Upon the Mariposa returned Mr. Marsden after his trip of convalescence at Portland, Oregon.

At Portland, he was gifted by C. F. Pfluger, a man who lives here, with six singing birds called Mocking Birds, to take back and release here in Hawaii. Continue reading

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Commendable… 1865.

[Found under: “Various Items.”]

Commendable—There are few or no song-birds native to the Sandwich Islands, and the Hawaiian Government is importing rare and beautiful birds from China, setting them at liberty in the suburbs of Honolulu. Continue reading