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Quotation by Robert Benchley
Birds which are the same color as the foliage in which they nest are less likely to be disturbed by other birds who want to drop in and chat, and therefore last longer.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Chips Off the Old Benchley, "Future Man: Tree or Mammal?" Harper & Brothers (1949).
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