Young. Plantation Bird Legends

Today's free book is Plantation Bird Legends by Martha Young (1902), with illustrations by by J. M. Condé. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Hathi Trust and the Internet Archive (I have not checked for other online sources). You can find the stories listed and linked in Diigo.



Table of Contents

OUT OF BIRDLAND
Sis' Dove
The Owl and Peacock
Mister Woodpecker's Work
Br'er Buzzard's Fust Friend

WITH THE QUARTER FOLKS
Br'er Buzzard's Fust Taste
How Jedge Peacock Sowed His Wild Oats
The Mocking Bird's Theft
Mis' Swallow 

VISITORS TO THE CABIN
The Imitative Cat Bird
How Harm Came to Mister Buzzard
Crane
Br'er Hawk and Br'er Buzzard
Swamp Robin

THE VISIT RETURNED
The Mocking Bird
How Come Br'er Buzzard Boards
The Goose
How Preacher Crow Makes a Start Toward Being a Vegetarian
Hawk's Disguise

EARLY
Hawk's Fust Quarry
Mister Bluebird's Debt
Greedy Humming Bird
Robin
Br'er Jay

AT THE END OF THE LINE
The Caze of Br'er Buzzard's Red Head
Br'er Hawk and de Flint Rock
In de Swamp
Field Lark and Partridge

TWELVE O'CLOCK
Mistress Peafowl's Bad Luck
Mis' Mockin' Bird's Chillen
Mister Bluebird and Mister Mocking Bird

LOST THINGS
Br'er Buzzard's three-cornder Hat 'n' Feather
Plucked
Why and How Geese Call Each Other

EVENING
Excuse for the Rogue
Day's A-Breakin'
Robin Red Breast

WITH A LOVE CHARM
De Big Quar'l
Guineas
Butcher Bird's Board Bill

NIGHT IN THE QUARTER
Br'er Buzzard's Hat
Red Crowned Warbler
Po'Jay
Mister Woodpecker
The One Way Out

NIGHT IN THE SWAMP
Owls





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