Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857 / American ornithology, or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson : with figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature
Young red-headed woodpecker. Picus erythrocephalus. Plate XIV. Fig. 3, pp. 72-74 ff.
YOUNG R WiLsoN's .merican ( Picus erythrocephalus, LINIi Buiss. Orn. IV, p. 52, Sp. p. 429, Sp. 7. BOUOWSK, VIEILL. Ois. AHm. Sept. II. Picus obscurus, GMEL. Syst Picus capite toto rubro, the a Picus capite colloque rubris, Picus capite toto rubro, KGI Picchio di testa rossa, Storin Pie noir a domino rouge, BUFF. Ois. VII, p. 55, adult. Pie de iirginie, BUFF. PI. enl. 117, adult. Pie tricolor, ViEILL. 1. c. adult and young. Red-headed Woodpecker, PENN. Arct. Zool. Sp. 160. KALM, Trav. (Angl.) HX, p. 86. LATH. Synop. II, p. 561, adult. White-rumped Woodpecker, LATH. Syn. II, p. 563, Sp. 10, youug. THE state in which the common Red-headed Woodpecker is here represented, has given rise to a nominal species; and it is in' fact so difficult to recognise for that bird, that we have thought proper, after the example of Vieillot, to give an exact figure of'. it. We feel no diffidence in affirming, that iin this, through: the exertions of Messrs. Rider and Lawson, we have filly succeeded; and, it will perhaps be allowed to be the best repre- sentation of a bird ever engraved. We have nothing to add to Wilson's excellent account of the manners of this very commo
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