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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
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New York, New York: Collins & Co., 1829

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[Cover] Wilson's American ornithology

[Title page] American ornithology; or, The natural history of the birds of the United States

1. Corvuscristatus, blue jay. 2. Fringilla tristis, yellow-bird or goldfinch. 3. Orioles baltimorus, Baltimore bird, pp. 1 ff.

1. Turdus melodus, wood thrush. 2. Turdus migratorius, red-breasted thrush, or robin. 3. Sitta carolinensis, white breasted black-capped nuthatch. 4. Sitta varia, red-bellied-black-capped nuthatch, pp. 2 ff.

1. Picus auratus, gold-winged woodpecker. 2. Emberiza americana, black-throated bunting. 3. Motacilla sialis, blue bird, pp. 3 ff.

Oriolus spurius, orchard oriole. 1. Female. 2. and 3. Males of the second and third years. 4. Male in complete plumage. a. Egg of the orchard oriole. b. Egg of the Baltimore oriole, pp. 4 ff.

1. Great American strike, or butcher bird. 2. Pine grossbeak. 3. Ruby-crowned wren. 4. Shore lark, pp. 5 ff.

1. Maryland yellow throat. 2. Yellow breasted chat. 3. Summer red bird. 4. Female. 5. Indigo bird. 6. American redstart, pp. 6 ff.

1. Cedar bird. 2. Redbellied woodpecker. 3. Yellow-throated flycatcher. 4. Purple finch, pp. 7 ff.

1. Brown creeper. 2. Golden-crested wren. 3. House wren. 4. Black-capt titmouse. 5. Crested titmouse. 6. Winter wren, pp. 8 ff.

1. Red-headed woodpecker. 2. Yellow-bellied w. 3. Hairy w. 4. Downy w., pp. 9 ff.

1. Mocking bird. 2. Egg. 3. and 4. Male and female humming bird, nest and eggs. 5. Towhé bunting. 6. Egg, pp. 10 ff.

1. Cardinal grosbeak. 2. Female and egg. 3. Red tanager. 4. Female and egg, pp. 11 ff.

1. Rice bunting. 2. Female. 3. Red-eyed flycatcher. 4. Marsh wren. 5. Great Carolina wren. 6. Yellow-throat warbler, pp. 12 ff.

1. Tyrant flycatcher. 2. Great crested f. 3. Small green crested f. 4. Pe-we f. 5. Wood pe-we f., pp. 13 ff.

1. Brown thrush. 2. Golden-crowned th. 3. Cat bird. 4. Bay-breasted warbler. 5. Chesnut-sided w. 6. Mourning w., pp. 14 ff.

1. Red-cocaded woodpecker. 2. Brown-headed nuthatch. 3. Pigeon hawk. 4. Blue-winged yellow warbler. 5. Golden-winged w. 6. Blue-eyed yellow w. 7. Black-breasted blue w., pp. 15 ff.

1. American sparrow hawk. 2. Field sparrow. 3. Tree sp. 4. Song sp. 5. Chipping sp. 6. Snow bird, pp. 16 ff.

1. American siskin. 2. Rose-breasted grosbeak. 3. Green black-throated warbler. 4. Yellow rump w. 5. Coerulean w. 6. Solitary flycatcher, pp. 17 ff.

1. Cow bunting. 2. Female. 3. Young. 4. Maryland yellow throat. 5. Blue grey flycatcher. 6. White-eyed f. , pp. 18 ff.

1. Mottled owl. 2. Meadow lark. 3. Black and white creeper. 4. Pine-creeping warbler, pp. 19 ff.

1. Louisiana tanager. 2. Clarks crow. 3. Lewis's woodpecker, pp. 20 ff.

1. Canada jay. 2. Snow bunting. 3. Rusty grakle. 4. Purple grakle, pp. 21 ff.

1. Swamp sparrow. 2. White-throated sp. 3. Savannah sp. 4. Fox-coloured sp. 5. Loggerhead shrike, pp. 22 ff.

1. Belted kingsfisher. 2. Black and yellow warbler. 3. Blackburnian w. 4. Autumnal w. 5. Water thrush, pp. 23 ff.

1. Painted bunting. 2. Female. 3. Prothonotary warbler. 4. Wormeating w. 5. Yellow-winged sparrow. 6. Blue grosbeak, pp. 24 ff.

1. Mississippi kite. 2. Tennesee [Tennessee] warbler. 3. Kentucky w. 4. Prairie w. , pp. 25 ff.

1. Carolina parrot. 2. Canada flycatcher. 3. Hooded f. 4. Green, black-capt f. , pp. 26 ff.

1. Pinnated grous. 2. Blue-green warbler. 3. Nashville w. , pp. 27 ff.

1. Carolina cuckoo. 2. Black-billed c. 3. Blue yellow-backed warbler. 4. Yellow red-poll w. , pp. 28 ff.

1. Ivory billed woodpecker, reduced. 2. Pileated w., reduced. 3. Red headed w., drawn by the same scale, pp. 29 ff.

1. Red-winged starling. 2. Female. 3. Black-poll warbler. 4. Lesser red-poll, pp. 30 ff.

1. American crossbill. 2. Female. 3. White-winged crossbill. 4. White-crown'd bunting. 5. Bay-winged b. , pp. 31 ff.

1. Snow owl. 2. Male sparrow hawk, pp. 32 ff.

1. Rough-legged falcon. 2. Barred owl. 3. Short-eared o. , pp. 33 ff.

1. Little owl. 2. Sea-side finch. 3. Sharp-tailed f. 4. Savannah f., pp. 34 ff.

1. Winter falcon. 2. Magpie. 3. Crow, pp. 35 ff.

White-headed eagle, pp. 36 ff.

1. Fish-hawk. 2. Fish-crow. 3. Ring plover. 4. Least snipe, pp. 37 ff.

1. Barn swallow. 2. Female. 3. White-bellied s. 4. Bank s. , pp. 38 ff.

1. Chimney swallow. 2. Purple martin. 3. Female. 4. Connecticut warbler, pp. 39 ff.

1. Night-hawk. 2. Female, pp. 40 ff.

1. Whip-poor-will. 2. Female, pp. 41 ff.

1. Red owl. 2. Warbling flycatcher. 3. Purple finch. 4. Brown lark, pp. 42 ff.

1. Turtle dove. 2. Hermit thrush. 3. Tawney thrush. 4. Pine-swamp warbler, pp. 43 ff.

1. Passenger pigeon. 2. Blue-mountain warbler. 3. Hemlock w. , pp. 44 ff.

1. Sharp-shinn'd hawk. 2. Redstart. 3. Yellow-rump, pp. 45 ff.

1. Slate-coloured hawk. 2. Ground dove. 3. Female, pp. 46 ff.

1. Snipe. 2. Quail or partridge, pp. 47 ff.

Rail. Wood-cock, pp. 48 ff.

Ruffled grous or pheasant, pp. 49 ff.

1. Great horned owl. 2. Barn o. 3. Meadow mouse. 4. Red bat. 5. Small-headed flycatcher. 6. Hawk owl, pp. 50 ff.

1. Long-eared owl. 2. Marsh hawk. 3. Swallow-tailed hawk, pp. 51 ff.

1. Red-tailed hawk. 2. American buzzard. 3. Ash-coloured hawk, pp. 52 ff.

1. Black hawk. 2. Variety of d. 3. Red-shouldered h. 4. Female Baltimore oriole. 5. Female towheé bunting, pp. 53 ff.

1. Broad-winged hawk. 2. Chuck-wills-widow. 3. Cape-May warbler. 4. Female black-cap w. , pp. 54 ff.

1. Ring-tail eagle. 2. Sea eagle, pp. 55 ff.

1. Esquimaux curlew. 2. Red backed snipe. 3. Semipalmated s. 4. Marbled godwit, pp. 56 ff.

1. Turnstone. 2. Ash-coloured sandpiper. 3. The purre. 4. Black-bellied plover. 5. Red-breasted sandpiper, pp. 57 ff.

1. Red-breasted snipe. 2. Long-legged avoset. 3. Solitary sandpiper. 4. Yellow-shanks snipe. 5. Tell-tale snipe, pp. 58 ff.

1. Spotted sandpiper. 2. Bartram's s. 3. Ring plover. 4. Sanderling p. 5. Golden p. 6. Killdeer p. , pp. 59 ff.

1. Great tern. 2. Lesser t. 3. Short-tailed t. 4. Black skimmer. 6. Stormy petrel, pp. 60 ff.

1. Green heron. 2. Night h. 3. Young. 4. Great white h., pp. 61 ff.

1. Virginian rail. 2. Clapper r. 3. Blue crane. 4. Little egret, pp. 62 ff.

1. Roseate spoonbill. 2. American avoset. 3. Ruddy plover. 4. Semipalmated sandpiper, pp. 63 ff.

1. Louisiana heron. 2. Pied oyster-catcher. 3. Hooping crane. 4. Long billed curlew, pp. 64 ff.

1. Yellow-crowned heron. 2. Great heron. 3. American bittern. 4. Least b., pp. 65 ff.

1. Wood ibis. 2. Scarlet i. 4. Flamingo. 3. White ibis, pp. 66 ff.

1. Black or surf duck. 2. Buffet-headed d. 3. Female. 4. Canada goose. 5. Tufted duck. 6. Golden eye. 7. Shoveller, pp. 67 ff.

1. Goosander. 2. Female. 3. Pin-tail duck. 4. Blue wing teal. 5. Snow goose, pp. 68 ff.

6. Pied duck. 2. Red breasted merganser. 4. American widgeon male. 5. Female snow goose. 3. Blue bill or scaup duck. 1. Hooded or crested merganser, pp. 69 ff.

1. Long-tailed duck. 2. Female. 3. Summer d. 4. Green-winged teal. 5. Canvas-back d. 6. Red-headed d. 7. Mallard, pp. 70 ff.

1. Gadwal duck. 2. Eider d. 3. Female. 4. Smew. 5. Ruddy d. 6. Female, pp. 71 ff.

1. Brant. 2. Scoter duck. 3. Velvet d. 4. Harlequin d. 5. Dusky d. 6. Marsh fern. 7. Sooty f. , pp. 72 ff.

1. Common coot. 2. Purple gallinule. 3. Gray phalarope. 4. Red phalarope. 5. Wilsons plover, pp. 73 ff.

1. Black-bellied darter. 2. Female d. 3. Great northern diver. 4. Black-headed gull. 5. Little auk, pp. 74 ff.

1. Turkey buzzard. 2. Black vulture. 3. Raven, pp. 75 ff.

Great-footed hawk, pp. 76 ff.

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