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  • -- On a furash-tree (_Tamarix furas_), beautifully made of fine soft wool, shreds of tow and string, very fine grass and grass-roots, and the bottom neatly lined with very fine grass-roots.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • They are broad shallow saucers, with an egg-cavity about 3 inches in diameter, and ¾ inch in depth, composed in the only two specimens that I possess of very fine twigs, chiefly those of the furash (_Tamarix orientalis_).

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • They are composed in some cases almost wholly of grass-roots, in others of very fine twigs of the furash (_Tamarix furas_) in others again of rather fine grass, and all have a quantity of dead leaves or dry ferns worked into the bottom, and all are lined with either very fine grass or very fine grass-roots.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

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