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The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants. Vol I.

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Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749.
The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants. Vol I.
Volume I
C Marsh, 1754

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Contents

[Front Cover]

[Title page] The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, p. [ii]

To the Queen, pp. [iii]-[iv]

Preface, pp. v-xii

Aquila Capite Albo: The Bald Eagle, pp. T 1-1

Accipiter Piscatorius: The Fishing Hawk, pp. 2-T 2

Accipiter Palumbarius: The Pigeon-Hawk, pp. T 3-3

Accipiter Cauda furcata: The Swallow-Tail Hawk, pp. 4-T 4

Accipiter Minor: The Little Hawk, pp. T 5-5

Buteo, Specie Gallo-Pavonis: The Turkey Buzzard, pp. 6-T 6

Noctua Aurita Minor: The Little Owl, pp. T 7-7

Caprimulgus: The Goat-Sucker of Carolina, pp. 8-T 8

Cuculus Caroliniensis: The Cuckow of Carolina; Castanea pumila Virginiana, fructu racemato parvo in singulis capsulis echinatis unico. D. Banister: The Chinkapin, pp. T 9-9

Psitticus Paradisi ex Cuba: The Parrot of Paradise of Cuba; Frutex Lauri folio pendulo, fructu tricocco, semine nigro splendente: The Red-Wood, pp. 10-T 10

Psitticus Caroliniensis: The Parrot of Carolina; The Cypress of America, pp. T 11-11

Monedula Purpurea: The Purple Jack-Daw, pp. 12-T 12

Sturnus niger alis superne rubentibus: The red-wing'd Starling; Myrtus Brabanticae similis Caroliniensis humilior; foliis latioribus & magis Serratis: The broad-leaved Candle-berry Myrtle, pp. T 13-13

Hortulanus Caroliniensis: The Rice-Bird, pp. 14-T 14

Pica glandaria caerulea cristata: The Blue Jay; Smilax laevis Lauri folio baccis nigris: The Bay-Leaved Smilax, pp. T 15-15

Picus Maximus rostro albo: The largest white-bill Wood-pecker; Quercus, an potius Ilex Marilandica folio longo angusto Salicis. Raii Hist: The Willow-Oak, pp. 16-T 16

Picus niger maximus capite rubro: The larger red-crested Wood-pecker; Quercus sempervivens foliis oblongis non sinuatis. D. Banister: The Live Oak, pp. T 17-17

Picus major alis aureis: The Gold-winged Wood-pecker; Quercus castance foliis, procera arbor virginiana : The Chestnut-Oak, pp. 18-T 18

Pica Ventre rubro: The Red-bellied Wood-pecker; Picus medius quasi villosus: The Hairy Wood-pecker; Quercus (forte) Marilandica, folia trifido ad sassafras accendente. Raii Hist: The Black Oak, pp. T 19-19

Picus Capite toto rubro: The Red-headed Wood-pecker; Quercus folio non serrato, in summitate quafi triangulo: The Water-Oak, pp. 20-T 20

Picus Varius Minor, Ventre Luteo: The yellow belly'd Wood-pecker; Picus Varius Minimus: The Smallest Spotted Wood-pecker; Quercus alba Virginiana, Park: The White Oak; Quercus Carolinensis virentibus venis muricata: The White Oak, with pointed Notches, pp. T 21-21

Sitta Capite Nigro: The Nuthatch; Sitta Capite Fusco: The Small Nuthatch; Quercus humilior salicis folio breviore: The Highland Willow Oak, pp. 22-T 22

Palumbus Migratorius: The Pigeon of Passage; Quercus Esculi divisura foliis amplioribus aculeatis: The Red Oak, pp. T 23-23

Turtur Carolinensis: The Turtle of Carolina; Anapodophyllon Canadense Merini: The May Apple, pp. 24-T 24

Columba Capite Albo: The White-crown'd Pigeon; Frutex Cotini fere folio crasso, in summitate deliquium patiente, fructu ovali caeruleo ossiculum angulosom continente: The Cocoa Plum, pp. T 25-25

Turtur Minimus Guttatus: The Ground-Dove; Zanthoxylum Spinosum, Lentisci, longioribus foliis Euonimi fructu capsulari ea Infula Jamaicensi. D. Banister: The Pellitory or Tooth-ach Tree, pp. 26-T 26

Turdus Minor Cinereo-Albus Non Maculatus: The Mock-Bird; Cornus mas Virginiana flosculis in corymbo digestis perianthio titrapetalo albo: The Dogwood Tree, pp. T 27-27

Turdus Ruffus: The Fox Coloured Thrush; Cerasi Similis arbuscula Marina. Paedi folio, flore alba parvo racemoso, Plek: The Cluster'd Black Cherry, pp. 28-T 28

Turdus Pilaris, Migratorius: The Fieldfare of Carolina; Aristolochia pistolochia Seu Serpentaria Virginiana caule nodoso: The Snake-Root of Virginia, pp. T 29-29

Turdus Viscivorus Plumbeus: The red-leg'd Thrush; Teribinthus major Batulae cortice, fructu triangulari: The Gum-Elimy Tree, pp. 30-T 30

Turdus Minimus: The Little Thrush; Agrifolium Carolinense foliis dentatis baccis rubris: The Dahoon Holly, pp. T 31-31

Alauda Gutture Flavo: The Lark; Gramen Myloicophoron Oxphyllon Carolinianum: The Sea-Side Oat, pp. 32-T 32

Alauda Magna: The Large Lark; Ornithogalum luteum parvum foliis gramineis glabris: The Little Yellow Star-Flower, pp. T 33-33

Passer Niger, Oculis Rubris: The Towhe- bird; Passer Fusca: The Cowpen Bird; Populus nigra folio maximo gemmis Balsamum odoratissimum fundentibus: The Black Poplar of Carolina, pp. 34-T 34

Passerculus: The Little Sparrow; Convolvulus Carolinensis angusto sagittato folio, flore amplissimo purpureo, radice crassa: The Purple Bind-Weed of Carolina, pp. T 35-35

Passer Nivalis: The Snow-bird; Orobanche Virginiana flore pentapetalo cernuo: Broom-Rape, pp. 36-T 36

Passerculus Bicolor Bahamensis: The Bahama Sparrow; Bignonia arbor pentaphylla flore roseo majore siliquis planis: Bignonia, pp. T 37-37

Coccothraustes Rubra: The Red Bird; Nux Juglans alba Virginiensis: The Hickory Tree; Nux Juglans Carolinensis fructu minimo putamine levi: The Pignut, pp. 38-T 38

Coccothraustes Caerulea: The Blue Gross-beak; Magnolia Lauri folio, subtus albicante: The Sweet flowering Bay, pp. T 39-39

Coccothraustes Purpurea: The Purple Gross-beak; Toxicodendron folijs alatis fructu purpureo Pyri formi sparso: The Poison Wood, pp. 40-T40

Fringilla Purpurea: the Purple Finch; Arbor in aqua nascens, folis latis acuminatis & non dentatis fructu Eleagni minore: The Tupolo Tree, pp. T 41-41

Fringilla Bahamensis: The Bahama Finch; Arbor Guajaci latiore folio, Bignoniae flore caeruleo, fructu duro in duas partes desiliente, seminibus alatis imbricatim positis: the broad leaf'd Guiacum, with blue Flowers, pp. 42-T 42

Carduelis Americanus: The American Goldfinch; Acacia Arbruae foliis triacanthos capsula ovali unicum semen claudente: Acacia, pp. T43-43

Fringilla Tricolor: The Painted Finch; Alcea Floridana quinque capsularis Laurinis foliis, leviter crenatis, seminibus coniferarum instar alatis: The Loblolly Bay, pp. 44-T 44

Linaria Caerulea: The blue Linnet; Solanum triphylion flore hexapetalo carneo, pp. T 45-45

Garrulus Carolinensis: The Chatterer; Frutex corni foliis conjugatis; floribus instar Anemones Stellatae, petalis crassis, rigidis, colore sordide rubente; cortice aromatico, pp. 46-T 46

Rubicula Americana Caerulea: The Blue Bird; Smilax non Spinosa, humilis, folio Aristolochioe, baccis rubris, pp. T 47-47

Icterus Ex Aureo Nigroque varius: The Baltimore-Bird; Arbor Tulipifera Virginiana tripartito aceris folio, media lacinia velut abscissa, pp. 48-T 48

Icterus Minor: The Bastard Baltimore; Bignonia Urucu foliis flore sordide albo, intus maculis purpureis & luteis asperso, filiqua longissima & angustissima: The Catalpa-Tree, pp. T 49-49

Oenanthe Americana Pectore Luteo: The yellow breasted Chat; Solanum triphyllon flore hexapetalo tribus petalis purpureis erectis caeteris viridibus reflexis, pp. 50-T 50

Hirundo Purpurea: The Purple Martin; Smilax (forte) lenis, folio anguloso hederacco, pp. T 51-51

Muscicapa Cristata Ventre Luteo: The crested Fly-Catcher; Smilax Bryoniae nigra foliis caule Spinoso, baccis nigris, pp. 52-T 52

Muscicapa Nigresscens: The Blackcap Fly-catcher; Gelseminum, sive Jasminum luteum odoratum Virginianum seandens, semper virens, pp. T 53-53

Muscicapa Fusca: The little brown Fly-catcher; Muscicapa Oculis Rubris: The red-ey'd Fly-catcher; Arbor lauri folio, floribus ex foliorum, alis pentapetalis, pluribus staminibus donatis, pp. 54-T 54

Muscicapa Corona Rubra: The Tyrant; Cornus mas odorata, folio trifido margine plano, Sassafras dicta, pp. T 55-55

Muscicapa Rubra: The Summer Red-Bird; Platanus Occidentalis: The Western Plane-Tree, pp. 56-T 56

Parus Cristatus: The crested Titmouse; Cistus Virginiana, flore & odore Periclymeni: The Upright Honeysuckle, pp. T 57-57

Parus Uropygeo Luteo: The Yellow-rump; Helleborine Lilii folio caulem ambiente, flore unico hexapetalo, tribus petalis longis, angustis obscure purpureis, caeteris brevioribus roseis: The Lilly-Leaf'd Hellebore; Apocynum Scandens folio, cordato flore albo, pp. 58-T 58

Parus Bahamensis: The Bahama Titmouse; Arbor Jasimini, floribus albis, foliis Cenchranmidea, fructu ovali, feminibus parvis nigris mucilagine involutis: The Seven Years Apple, pp. T 59-59

Parus Cucullo Nigro: The Hooded Titmouse; Arbor in aqua nascens, foliis latis acuminatis & dentatis, fructu Eleagni majore: The Water-Tupelo, pp. 60-T 60

Parus Americanus Lutescens: The Pine-Creeper; Ligustrum Lauri folio, fructu violacco: The Purple-Berried Bay, pp. T 61-61

Parus Americanus Gutture Luteo: The Yellow-throated Creeper; Acer Virginianum, folio majore, Subtus argenteo, Supra viridi Splendente: The Red Flow'ring Maple, pp. 62-T 62

Parus Carolinensis Luteus: The Yellow Titmouse; Laurus Carolinensis, foliis acuminatis, baccis caeruleis, pediculis longis rubris infidentibus: The Red Bay, pp. T 63-63

Parus Fringillaris: The Finch-Creeper; Frutex, Padi foliis non serratis, floribus monopetalis albis, campani-formibus, fructu crasso tetragano, pp. 64-T 64

Mellivora Avis Carolinenesis: The Humming-Bird; Bignonia, Fraxini foliis, coccineo flore minore: The Trumpet-Flower, pp. T 65-65

Muscicapa Vertice Nigro: The Cat-Bird; Alni folia Americana Serrata, floribus pentapetalis albis, in Spicam dispositis, pp. 66-T 66

Ruticilla Americana: The Red-Start; Nux juglans nigra Virginiensis: The Black Walnut, pp. T 67-67

Rubicilla Minor Nigra: The little black Bulfinch; Amelamchior Virginiana, Lauro cerasi folio: The Fringe Tree, pp. 68-T 68

Ispida: The King-Fisher; Myrtus, Brabanticae similis, Carolinensis, baccata, fructu racemoso sessili monopyreno: The narrow-leaved Candle-berry Myrtle, pp. T 69-69

Gallinula Americana: The Soree; Gentiana Virginiana Saponariae folio, flore caeruleo longiore, pp. 70-T 70

Pluvialis Vociferus: The chattering Plover; Frutex foliis oblongis acuminatis, floribus spicatis unoversu dispositis: The Sorrel-Tree, pp. T 71-71

Morinellus Marinus of Sir Thomas Brown. An Cinclus Turneri?: The Turn-Stone or Sea-Dottrel; Arbor maritima, foliis conjugatis pyriformibus apice in summitate infructis, floribus racemosis luteis, pp. 72-T 72

Phoenicopterus Bahamensis: The Flamingo; Keratophyton Dichotomum fuscum, pp. T 73-73

Caput Phoenicopteri Naturalis Magnitudinis: The Bill of the Flamingo in its full Dimensions; Keratophyton fruticis Specie, nigrum, pp. 74-T 74

Grus Americana Alba: The Hooping Crane; Prunus Buxi folio cordato, fructu nigro rotundo: The Bullet-Bush, pp. T 75-75

Ardea Caerulea: The Blue Heron, pp. 76-T 76

Ardea Alba Minor Carolinensis: The little white Heron; Ketmia frutescens glauca, Aceris majoris folio longiore, serrato, flore carneo, pp. T 77-77

Ardea Stellaris Americana: The Brown Bittern, pp. 78-T 78

Ardea Stellaris Cristata Americana: The crested Bittern; Lobelia frutescens, Portulacae folio, pp. T 79-79

Ardea Stellaris Minima: The Small Bittern; Fraxinus Carolinensis, foliis angustioribus utrinque acuminatis, pendulis, pp. 80-T 80

Pelicanus Americanus: The Wood Pelican, pp. T 81-81

Numenius Albas: The White Curlew; Arum aquaticum minus, pp. 82-T 82

Numenius Fuscus: The Brown Curlew; Arum Sagitariae folio angusto, acumine & auriculis acutissimis, pp. T 83-83

Numenius Ruber: The Red Curlew, pp. 84-T 84

Haematopus: The Oyster Catcher; Frutex Bahamensis foliis oblongis succulentis, fructu subrotundo unicum nucleum continente, pp. T 85-85

Anseri Bassano congener Avis fluviatalis: The Great Booby; An Thymelaea foliis obtusis, pp. 86-T 86

Anseri Bassano Affinis Fusca Avis: The Booby, pp. T 87-87

Hirundo Marina Minor Capite Albo: The Noddy, pp. 88-T 88

Larus Major: The Laughing Gull, pp. T 89-89

Laurus Major rostro inaequali: The Cut Water, pp. 90-T 90

Prodicipes Minor Rostro vario: The Pied-Bill Dopchick, pp. T 91-91

Anser Canadensis: The Canada Goose, pp. 92-T 92

Anas Bahamansis rostro plumbeo, macula Aurantii coloris: The Ilathera Duck; Chrysanthemum Bermudense Leucoji foliis virentibus crassis, pp. T 93-93

Anas Cristatus: The round-crested Duck, pp. 94-T 94

Anas Minor Purpureo Capite: The Buffel's Head Duck, pp. T 95-95

Anas Americanus lato rostro: The Blue-wing Shoveler, pp. 96-T 96

Anas Americanus cristatus elegans: The Summer Duck, pp. T 97-97

Anas Minor ex albo & fuseo vario: The little brown Duck; Frutex Buxi foliis oblongis, baccis pallide viridibus apice donatis: Soap-Wood, pp. 98-T 98

Querquidula Americana Fusca: The Blue-wing Teal, pp. T 99-99

Querquedula Americana Variegata: The White-Face Teal, pp. 100-T 100

[Appendix] Urogallus minor, fuscus cervice, plumis Alas imitantibus donata; Meadia, p. 1

[Appendix] Scolopendra; Hamamelis, p. 2

[Appendix] Monedula Tota Nigra: The Razor-billed Black-bird of Jamaica; Calceolus, flore maximo rubente, purpureis venis notato, foliis amplis hirsutis crematis, radice dentis canini, pp. [unnumbered]-3

[Appendix] Vespa Ichneumon Tripilis, Pensylvaniensis; Rhus glabrum Panicula Speciosa coccinea, p. 4

[Appendix] Pica Luteo-Nigravaria: The Yellow and Black Pye; :Lilio-Narcissus Polianthus, flore albo; Vespa Ichneumon caerulea, p. 5

[Appendix] Cacao Arbor: The Cacao Tree, p. 6

[Appendix] Volubilis Siliquosa Mexicana Plantagini Folio: The Vanelloe, pp. [unnumbered]-7

[Appendix] Hirundo Cauda Aculeata Americana: The American Swallow; Lilium angustifolium, flore rubro singulari, p. 8

[Appendix] Pomifera, seu potius prunifera Indica, nuce viniformi summo pomo innascente, Cajous vel Acajous dicta: The Cushew Tree, pp. [unnumbered]-9

[Appendix] Ardea Cristata Maxima Americana: The largest crested Heron; Stellio aquaticus minor Americanus: The Spotted Eft; Pulex minimus, cutem penetrans, Americanus: The Chego; Scarobaeus capricornus minimus cutem penetrans; Blatta Americana: The Cockro, p. 10

[Appendix] Scarobaeus Pilurlaris Americanus: The Tumble-Turds; Lilium sive Martagon Canadense, floribus magis flavis, non reflexis, p. 11

[Appendix] Perdix Sylvestris Virginiana: The American Partridge; Lilio narcissus Virginiensis: The Attamusco Lily, p. 12

[Appendix] Steuartia; Regulus Cristatus; Vespa Ichneumon, p. 13

[Appendix] Avis Tropicorum: The Tropick Bird; Larus minimus marinus, naribus tubulatis: The Storm-Finck, or Pittrel, p. 14

[Appendix] Magnolia flore albo, folio majore acuminato haud albicante; Formica villosa coccinea: The Velvet Ant, p. 15

[Appendix] Caprimulgus minor Americanus: The Whip-Poor-Will; Aureliana Canadensis: The Ginseng, or Ninsin of the Chinese, p. 16

[Appendix] Charmaerhododendros lauri-folio semper virens, floribus bullatis corymbosis; Chamaedaphne semper virens, foliis oblongis angustis, foliorum fasciculis oppositis e foliorum alis, p. 17

[Appendix] Lepus Javensis: The Java Hare; Ficus citrii folio, fructu parvo purpureo, p. 18

[Appendix] Vipera Marina: The Viper-Mouth; Cataphractus Americanus [Mislabelled 20], pp. 20-19

[Appendix] Bison Americanus; Pseudo Acacia hispida floribus roseis, p. 20

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