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American ornithology; or The natural history of the birds of the United States

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Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813.
American ornithology; or The natural history of the birds of the United States
Vol. III
New York, New York: Collins & Co., 1829

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Contents

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[Title page] American ornithology; or the natural history of the birds of the United States, pp. [i]-[ii]

Contents of vol. III, pp. [iii]-vi

Order IV. Columbae. Columbine. Genus 48. Columba. Pigeon. Species 1. C. migratoria. Passenger pigeon, pp. [1]-11

Species 2. Columba carolinensis. Carolina pigeon, or turtle dove, pp. [12]-14

Species 3. Columba passerina. Ground dove, pp. [15]-17

Genus 56. Tetrao. Species 1. T. umbellus. Ruffed grous [grouse], pp. [18]-23

Species 2. Tetrao cupido. Pinnated grous [grouse], pp. [24]-38

Genus 57. Perdix. Species P. virginianus. Quail, or partridge, pp. [39]-44

Introduction to the water birds, pp. [45]-48

Div. II. Aves aquaticae. Water birds. Order VII. Grallae. Waders. Genus 64. Platalea. Spoonbill. Species. P. Ajaja. Roseate spoonbill, pp. [49]-51

Genus 69. Ardea. Heron. Species 1. A. minor. American bittern, pp. [52]-53

Species 2. Ardea caerulea. Blue crane, or heron, pp. [54]-56

Species 3. Ardea herodias. Great heron, pp. [57]-63

Species 4. Ardea egretta. Great white heron, pp. [64]-66

Species 5. Ardea virescens. Green heron , pp. [67]-70

Species 6. Ardea exilis. Least bittern, pp. [71]-72

Species 7. Ardea ludoviciana. Louisiana heron, pp. [73]-74

Species 8. Ardea nycticorax. Night heron, or qua-bird, pp. [75]-79

Species 9. Ardea candidissima. Snowy heron, pp. [80]-83

Species 10. Ardea americana. Whooping crane, pp. [84]-86

Species 11. Ardea violacea. Yellow-crowned heron, pp. [87]-89

Genus 70. Tantalus. Ibis. Species 1. Tantalus loculator. Wood ibis, pp. [90]-91

Species 2. Tantalus ruber. Scarlet ibis, pp. [92]-93

Species 3. Tantalus albus. White ibis, pp. [94]-95

Genus 71. Numenius. Curlew. Species 1. N. longirostris. Long-billed curlew, pp. [96]-98

Species 2. N. borealis. Esquimaux curlew, pp. [99]-101

Genus 72. Scolopax. Snipe. Species 1. Scolopax fedoa. Great marbled godwit, pp. [102]-103

Species 2. Scolopax minor. Woodcock, pp. [104]-108

Species 3. Scolopax gallinago. Snipe, pp. [109]-111

Species 4. Scolopax noveboracensis. Red-breasted snipe, pp. [112]-114

Species 5. Scolopax semipalmata. Semipalmated snipe, pp. [115]-117

Species 6. Scolopax vociferus. Tell-tale godwit, or snipe, pp. [118]-120

Species 7. Scolopax flavipes. Yellow-shanks snipe, pp. [121]-123

Genus 73. Tringa. Sandpiper. Species 1. T. bartramia. Bartram's sandpiper, pp. [124]-126

Species 2. Tringa solitaria. Solitary sandpiper, pp. [127]-128

Species 3. Tringa macularia. Spotted sandpiper, pp. [129]-131

Species 4. Tringa semipalmata. Semipalmated sandpiper, pp. [132]-133

Species 5. Tringa pusilla. Little sandpiper, pp. [134]-135

Species 6. Tringa alpina. Red-backed sandpiper, pp. [136]-137

Tringa cinclus. The purre, pp. [138]-139

Species 7. Tringa rufa. Red-breasted sandpiper, pp. [140]-141

Tringa cinerea. Ash-coloured sandpiper, pp. [142]-144

Species 8. Tringa interpres. Turn-stone, pp. [145]-148

Genus 74. Charadrius. Plover. Species 1. C. hiaticula. Ringed plover, pp. [149]-151

Species 2. C. hiaticula. Ring plover, pp. [152]-154

Species 3. Charadrius wilsonius. Wilson's plover, pp. [155]-156

Species 4. Charadrius vociferus. Kildeer plover, pp. [157]-159

Species 5. Charadrius pluvialis. Golden plover, pp. [160]-161

Species 6. Charadrius apricarius. Black-bellied plover, pp. [162]-166

Species 7. Charadrius calidris. Sanderling plover, pp. [167]-169

Charadrius rubidus. Ruddy plover, pp. [170]-171

Genus 76. Haematopus. Oyster-catcher. Species. H. ostralegus. Pied oyster-catcher, pp. [172]-176

Genus 78. Rallus. Rail, Species 1. R. crepitans. Clapper rail, pp. [177]-181

Species 2. Rallus virginianus. Virginian rail, pp. [182]-184

Species 3. Rallus carolinus. Rail, pp. [185]-196

Genus 80. Gallinula. Galinule. Species 1. G. martinica. Martinico gallinule, pp. [197]-198

Order VIII. Pinnatipedes. Pinnated feet. Genus 82. Phalaropus. Phalarope. Species I. P. fulicarius. Gray phalarope, pp. [199]-203

Species 2. Phalaropus lobatus. Brown phalarope, pp. [204]-209

Genus 83. Fulica. Coot. Species 8. F. americana. Cinereous coot, pp. [210]-214

Genus 85. Recurvirostra. Avoset [Avocet]. Species 1. R. Americana. American avoset [avocet], pp. [215]-217

Species 2. Recurvirostra himantopus. Long-legged avoset [avocet], pp. [218]-222

Genus 87. Phoenicopterus. Flamingo. Species. P. ruber. Red flamingo, pp. [223]-226

Genus 90. Uria. Guillemot. Species. Uria alle. Little guillemot, pp. [227]-228

Genus 91. Colymbus. Diver. Species C. glacialis. Great northern diver or loon, pp. [229]-234

Genus 92. Rynchops. Skimmer. Species. Rhynochops nigra. Black skimmer, or shearwater, pp. [235]-239

Genus 93. Sterna. Tern. Species 1. Sterna hirundo. Great tern, pp. [240]-243

Species 2. Sterna minuta. Lesser tern, pp. [244]-246

Species 3. Sterna aranea. Marsh tern, pp. [247]-248

Species 4. Sterna plumbea. Short-tailed tern, pp. [249]-250

Species 5. Sterna fuliginosa. Sooty tern, pp. [251]-252

Genus 94. Larus. Gull. Species. L. atricilla. Laughing gull, pp. [253]-255

Genus 95. Procellaria. Petrel. Species. P. pelagica. Stormy petrel, pp. [256]-264

Genus 96. Mergus. Merganser. Species 1. M. merganser. Goosander, pp. [265]-267

Mergus. Merganser. Goosander, p. [268]

Species 2. Mergus serrator. Red-breasted merganser, pp. [269]-271

Species 3. Mergus albellus. The smew, or white nun, pp. [272]-273

Species 4. Mergus cucullatus. Hooded merganser, pp. [274]-275

Genus 97. Anas. Duck. Species 1. Anas canadensis. Canada goose, pp. [276]-282

Species 2. Anas hyperborea. Snow goose, pp. [283]-285

Anas hyperborea. Young of the snow goose, pp. [286]-286 [287]

Species 3. Anas bernicla. The brant, pp. [288]-291

Species 4. Anas clypeata. Shoveller, pp. [292]-294

Species 5. Anas boschas. The mallard, pp. [295]-302

Species 6. Anas strepera. The gadwall, pp. [303]-304

Species 7. Anas acuta. Pintail duck, pp. [305]-306

Species 8. Anas americana. American widgeon, pp. [307]-309

Species 9. Anas obscura. Dusky duck, pp. [310]-312

Species 10. Anas sponsa. Summer duck, or wood duck, pp. [313]-316

Species 11. Anas discors. Blue-winged teal, pp. [317]-318

Species 12. Anas crecca. Green-winged teal, pp. [319]-321

Species 13. Anas mollissima. Eider duck, pp. [322]-324

Anas mollissima. Eider duck, p. [325]

Species 14. Anas perspicillata. Black, or surf duck, pp. [326]-327

Species 15. Anas fusca. Velvet duck, pp. [328]-329

Species 16. Anas nigra. Scoter duck, pp. [330]-331

Species 17. Anas rubidus. Ruddy duck, pp. [332]-338

Anas rubidus. Ruddy duck, p. [339]

Species 18. Anas valisineria. Canvas-back duck, pp. [340]-350

Species 19. Anas ferina? Red-headed duck, pp. [351]-352

Species 20. Anas marila. Scaup duck, pp. [353]-355

Species 21. Anas fuligula. Tufted duck, pp. [356]-359

Species 22. Anas clangula. Golden eye, pp. [360]-362

Species 23. Anas albeola. Buffel-headed [sic] duck, pp. [363]-364

Species 24. Anas glacialis. Long-tailed duck, pp. [365]-367

Long-tailed duck, p. [368]

Species 25. Anas labradora. Pied duck, pp. [369]-370

Species 26. Anas histrionica. Harlequin duck, pp. [371]-372

Genus 101. Plotus. Darter. Species. P. anhinga. Darter or snake-bird, pp. [373]-375 [377]

Plotus anhinga. Darter or snake-bird, pp. [378]-[380]

General index, pp. [381]-392 [394]

Subscribers' names, pp. [395]-396 [398] ff.

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