This vintage book contains a complete guide to birds' nests and eggs, with information on preparing, stuffing, and mounting birds and animals. Highly accessible and profusely illustrated, this volume is highly recommended for novice bird watchers and taxidermists, and is not to be missed by collectors of related literature. Contents include: "Nests and Eggs", "General Description of", "Colour of Eggs-Causes of Colouring", "Forms and Seizes of Eggs", "Architecture of Nests", "Nests of Tropical Birds", "How to Collect and Preserve Eggs", "Lists of Birds' Eggs", "Bird-nesting in Fields and Commons", "Rock and Wall-Building Birds", "Magpie", "Jackdaw", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on taxidermy.