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A natural history of birds : most of which have not been figur'd or describ'd, and others very little known from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill design'd

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Edwards, George, 1694-1773.
A natural history of birds : most of which have not been figur'd or describ'd, and others very little known from obscure or too brief descriptions without figures, or from figures very ill design'd
[Part I]
London: College of Physicians, 1743
xxiv, 52 pages, plates 1-52 : color illustrations ; 32 cm

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Contents

[Cover]

Georgii Edvardi ornithologia nova

A natural history of uncommon birds, and of some other rare and undescribed animals, quadrupedes, fishes, reptiles, insects, etc.

[Introduction]

[Title page], pp. [i] ff.

To the honourable the president and fellows of the Royal College of Physicians, of London, pp. [iii]-iv

The preface, pp. v-xx

The names of the generous encouragers of this work, pp. xxi-xxiv ff.

The white tailed eagle, pp. [Plate] 1-1

The king of the vultures, pp. 2-[Plate] 2 ff.

The spotted hawk or falcon, pp. [Plate] 3-3

The black hawk or falcon, pp. 4-[Plate] 4 ff.

The black parrot from Madagascar, pp. [Plate] 5-5

The smallest green and red Indian paroquet, pp. 6-[Plate] 6 ff.

The touraco, pp. [Plate] 7-7

The great king-fisher from the River Gambia, pp. 8-[Plate] 8 ff.

The black and white king-fisher, pp. [Plate] 9-9

The swallow-tail'd king-fisher, pp. 10-[Plate] 10 ff.

The little Indian king-fishers, pp. [Plate] 11-11

The Arabian bustard, pp. 12-[Plate] 12 ff.

The quan or guan, so called in the West Indies, pp. [Plate] 13-13

The green-wing'd dove, pp. 14-[Plate] 14 ff.

The long-tail'd dove, pp. [Plate] 15-15

The transverse striped or bared dove, pp. 16-[Plate] 16 ff.

The minor or mino, greater and less, pp. [Plate] 17-17

The solitary sparrow, pp. 18-[Plate] 18 ff.

The Chinese starling or black-bird, pp. [Plate] 19-19

The rose or carnation-colour'd ouzel of Aldrov, pp. 20-[Plate] 20 ff.

The blue creeper ; The golden-headed black tit-mouse, pp. [Plate] 21-21

The red belly'd blue-bird ; The scarlet locust, pp. 22-[Plate] 22 ff.

The red-headed green-finch, pp. [Plate] 23-23

The blue red-breast, pp. 24-[Plate] 24 ff.

The green black-cap fly-catcher ; The blue-headed green fly-catcher, pp. [Plate] 25-25

The little brown and white creeper, pp. 26-[Plate] 26 ff.

The greatest martin or swift, pp. [Plate] 27-27

The blue-throat redstart, pp. 28-[Plate] 28 ff.

The grey redstart, pp. [Plate] 29-29

The cock cold finch ; The hen cold finch, pp. 30-[Plate] 30 ff.

The red or russet-colour'd wheat-ear, pp. [Plate] 31-31

The long-tail'd red huming-bird [humming-bird] ; The little brown huming-bird [humming-bird], pp. 32-[Plate] 32 ff.

The long-tail'd green huming [humming] bird, pp. [Plate] 33-33

The long-tail'd blak-cap [black-cap] huming [humming] bird ; The dusky and yellow swallow-tail'd butter-fly, pp. 34-[Plate] 34 ff.

The white-belly'd huming [sic] bird ; The green and blue huming [sic] bird ; The brown and white-spotted butter-fly from China, pp. [Plate] 35-35

The black-belly'd green huming [humming] bird, pp. 36-[Plate] 36 ff.

The crested huming [humming] bird, pp. [Plate] 37-37

The red-throated huming [humming] bird, pp. 38-[Plate] 38 ff.

The red bird from Surinam, pp. [Plate] 39-39

The gowry bird, pp. 40-[Plate] 40 ff.

The cock padda or rice-bird, pp. [Plate] 41-41

The hen padda or rice-bird, pp. 42-[Plate] 42 ff.

The Chinese sparrows, pp. [Plate] 43-43

The yellow-headed linnet, pp. 44-[Plate] 44 ff.

The greater Indian crane, pp. [Plate] 45-45

The coot-footed tringa, pp. 46-[Plate] 46 ff.

The black-breasted Indian plover, pp. [Plate] 47-47

The spur-winged water hen, pp. 48-[Plate] 48 ff.

The penguin, pp. [Plate] 49-49

The spotted Greenland dove, pp. 50-[Plate] 50 ff.

The Greenland buck, pp. [Plate] 51-51

The porcupine from Hudson's Bay, pp. 52-[Plate] 52 ff.

[Cover]


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