Thousands of acres even of orchard, vineyard and farming land have been thus treated in recent years.
They are also fond of grapes and other fruits, and are thus the pests of the vineyard as well as the poultryyard.
The largest is Martha's Vineyard, about 20 m.
Altitude, where the vineyard region is situated.
There is a tradition that the first settlement of Martha's Vineyard was made in 1632, at or near the present site of Edgartown village, by several English families forming part of a company bound for Virginia, their ship having put in at this harbour on account of heavy weather.