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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarecrow

A scarecrow is a decoy or mannequin, often in the shape of a human. Humanoid scarecrows .... "Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles". 6th ed  ...

historybecauseitshere.weebly.com/scarecrows-historically-speaking.html

The Egyptians used the first scarecrows in recorded history to use to protect wheat fields along the Nile River from flocks of quail. Egyptian farmers installed ...

modernfarmer.com/2014/05/scarecrow-history-effigy

May 28, 2014 ... From medieval roots to modern-day anachronism, the secret history of an effigy.

www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/lifestyle/20131007/history-of-the-scarecrow

Oct 7, 2013 ... Fall scarecrows and other scarecrows have been used worldwide for more than 3000 years to scare away crows and other birds from crops.

www.reference.com/history/history-scarecrows-e4a0929ff85037ab

Humans have used scarecrows around the world for over 3000 years; the first historically recorded use of scarecrows was by the Egyptians to protect their wheat ...

davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/1768

Nov 7, 2008 ... Herein are tidbits of scarecrow history, humor, and ideas to create your ... In history, scarecrows were made and used along the Nile River to ...

thehistoryanorak.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-history-of-scarecrow.html

Jun 17, 2015 ... At the tea rooms they were handing out leaflets on the history of scarecrows. This is what the leaflets said: Why do we have scarecrows?

www.shira.net/culture/scarecrow.htm

The very first scarecrows in history were made in Egypt. I found this interesting bit on a scarecrow site: "The first scarecrows in recorded history were made along ...

www.librarypoint.org/celebration_of_scarecrows

Scarecrows have been known at least as long ago as ancient Egypt. In some cultures ... All about scarecrows' history around the world. Lots of fascinating ...