Most birds are very stiff-necked, like the robin, and as they run or hop upon the ground, carry the head as if it were riveted to the body. Not so the oven-bird, or the other birds that walk, as the cow-bunting, or the quail, or the crow. They move the head forward with the movement of the feet.

John Burroughs

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Author Profession: Author
Nationality: American
Born: April 3, 1837
Died: March 29, 1921

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