It was spring time, and he forthwith went a birdnesting in the adjoining woods and hedges.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
But she is gone; and in her stead appear three boys, who, but for the season of the year, might be suspected of birdnesting.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII. No. 5. May 1848" by Various