Download The bird book ( 1914) : illustrating in natural colors more than seven hundred North American birds

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When scientific inquiry meets with artistic reproduction, the result is an immersive and informative book.

The bird book: illustrating in natural colors more than seven hundred North American birds, also several hundred photographs of their nests and eggs

Contents of the book

Diving Birds. Order I. Pygopodes 10 Grebes. Family Columbidae 11 Loons. Family Gaviidse 17 Auks, Murres, and Puffins. Family Alcidae 21 Long-winged Swimmers. Order II. Longines 35 Skuas and Jaegers. Family Stercoraridse 35 Gulls and Terns. Family Laridae 38 Skimmers. Family Rynchopidse 58 Tube-nosed Swimmers. Order III. Webinars 59 Albatrosses. Family Diomedeidae 59 Fulmars, Shearwaters and Petrels. Family Procellariidae 61

Totipalmate Swimmers. Order IV. Steganopodes 72 Tropic Birds. Family Phaethontidas 72 Gannets. Family Sulidae 74 Darters. Family Anhingidae 77 Cormorants. Family Phalacrocoracidae 78 Pelicans. Family Pelecanidae 83 Man-o'-War Birds. Family Fregatidse 86 Lamellirostral Swimmers. Order V. Anseres 87 Ducks, Geese, and Swans. Family Anatidae 87 Lamellirostral Grallatores. Order VI. Odontoglossum 115 Flamingoes. Family Phrenicopteridae 115 Herons, Storks, Ibises, etc. Order VII. Herodiones 115 Spoonbills. Family Plataleidae 115 Ibises.

 Family Ibididas 117 Storks and Wood Ibises. Family Ciconiidae 118 Herons, Bitterns, etc. Family Ardeidae 119 Cranes, Rails, etc. Order VIII. Paludicolaa 127 Cranes. Family Gruidse 127 Courlans. Family Agamidae 129 Rails, Gallinules, and Coots. Family Rallidae 131 Shore Birds. Order IX. Limicolse 137 Phalaropes. Family Phalaropodidae 137 Avocets and Stilts. Family Recurvirostridae 139 Snipes, Sandpipers, etc. Family Scolopacidae 140 Plovers. Family Charadriidas 161 Surf Birds and Turnstones. Family Aphrizidae 169 Oyster-catchers. Family Haematopodidae 170 Jacanas. Family Jacanidse 172 Gallinaceous Birds. Order X. Gallinae 175 Grouse, Partridges, etc. Family Odontophoridae 175

Turkeys. Family Meleagridae 178 Curassows and Guans. Family Cracidae 191 CONTENTS Pigeons. Order XI. Columbae 192 Pigeons. Family Columbidae 192 Birds of Prey. Order XII. Raptores 198 American Vultures. Family Cathartidse 198 Hawks, Eagles, etc. Family Buteonidae 201 Falcons, etc. Family Falconidae 218 Osprey. Family Pandionidae 225 Barn Owls. Family Aluconidae 227 Owls. Family Strigidae 227 Parrots, Paroquets. Order XIII. Psittaci 241 Parrots and Paroquets. Psittacidae 241 Cuckoos, etc. Order XIV. Coccyges 241 Cuckoos, Anis, etc. Family Cuculidae 241 Trogons. Family Trogonidae 246 Kingfishers. Family Alcedinidae 247 Woodpeckers, Wrynecks, etc. Order XV. Pici 249 Woodpeckers. Family Picidae 249

Goatsuckers, Swifts, etc. Order XVI. Macrochires 262 Goatsuckers, etc. Family Caprimulgidse 263 Swifts. Family Micropodidae 268 Hummingbirds. Family Trochilidae 271 Perching Birds. Order XVII. Passeres 280 Cotingas. Family Cotingidae 280 Tyrant Flycatchers. Family Tyrannidae 280 Larks. Family Alaudidae 297 Crows, Jays, Magpies, etc. Family Corvidae 300 Starlings. Family Sturnidas 314 Blackbirds, Orioles, etc. Family Icteridae 314 Finches, Sparrows, etc. Family Fringillidae 324 Tanagers. Family Tangaridae 369 Swallows. Family Hirundinidae 372 

Waxwings. Family Bombycillidae 375 Shrikes. Family Laniidae 376 Vireos. Family Vireonidae 378 Honey Creepers. Family Crerebidse 385 Warblers. Family Mniotiltidse 385 Wagtails. Family Motacillidae 418 Dippers. Family Cinclidae 419 Wrens. Family Troglodytidae 423 Thrashers, etc. Family Mimidae 419 Creepers. Family Certhiidae 430 Nuthatches. Family Sittidae 431 Titmice. Family Paridae 431 Warblers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers. Family Sylviidae 433 Thrushes, Solitaires, Bluebirds, etc. Family Turdidae 442 Index. 450

Author: Reed, Chester A 
 Publication Date: 1914

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