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A natural history of birds, the most of which have not hitherto been figured or described, and the rest, by reason of obscure, or too brief descriptions, without figures, or of figures very ill design'd, are hitherto but little known

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Edwards, George, 1694-1773.
A natural history of birds, the most of which have not hitherto been figured or described, and the rest, by reason of obscure, or too brief descriptions, without figures, or of figures very ill design'd, are hitherto but little known
Part III
London: Royal College of Physicians, 1750
7 v.

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[Title page] A natural history of birds, the most of which have not hitherto been figured or described, and the rest, by reason of obscure, or too brief descriptions, without figures, or of figures very ill design'd, are hitherto but little known

[Dedication] To the president, council, and fellows of the Royal Society, this part of my natural history of birds, etc is humbly dedicated and presented by their most humble servant, George Edwards

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[The bearded vulture], pp. [Plate] 106-106

The ring-tail'd hawk, pp. 107-[Plate] 107 ff.

[The little black and orange-colour'd Indian hawk], pp. [Plate] 108-108

The roller, pp. 109-[Plate] 109 ff.

[The greater bird of paradise], pp. [Plate] 110-110

The supposed king of the greater birds of paradise, pp. 111-[Plate] 111 ff.

[The golden bird of paradise], pp. [Plate] 112-112

The pyed bird of paradise, pp. 113-[Plate] 113 ff.

[The three toed wood-pecker], pp. [Plate] 114-114

The American king's-fisher, pp. 115-[Plate] 115 ff.

[The horned Indian pheasant], pp. [Plate] 116-116

The long-tailed grous from Hudson's Bay, pp. 117-[Plate] 117 ff.

[The black and spotted heath-cock], pp. [Plate] 118-118

The mountain partridge, pp. 119-[Plate] 119 ff.

[The great American martin], pp. [Plate] 120-120

The American nightingale ; The green sparrow, or green humming bird, pp. 121-[Plate] 121 ff.

[The black and yellow creeper ; The American hedge-sparrow], pp. [Plate] 122-122

The greatest bulfinch-cock, pp. 123-[Plate] 123 ff.

[The greatest bulfinch-hen], pp. [Plate] 124-124

The blue gros-beak from Angola, pp. 125-[Plate] 125 ff.

[The snow-bird from Hudson's-Bay], pp. [Plate] 126-126

The Dominican-cardinal, pp. 127-[Plate] 127 ff.

[The green gold-finch], pp. [Plate] 128-128

Two sorts of linnets from Angola, pp. 129-[Plate] 129 ff.

[The painted finch], pp. [Plate] 130-130

The blue-belly'd finch ; The narcissus jacobea, pp. 131-[Plate] 131 ff.

[The hooping-crane from Hudson's-Bay], pp. [Plate] 132-132

The brown and ash-colour'd crane, pp. 133-[Plate] 133 ff.

[The demoiselle of Numidia], pp. [Plate] 134-134

The ash-colour'd heron from North-America, pp. 135-[Plate] 135 ff.

[The bittern from Hudson's-Bay], pp. [Plate] 136-136

The greater American godwit, pp. 137-[Plate] 137 ff.

[The red-breasted godwit], pp. [Plate] 138-138

The white-godwit from Hudson's-Bay ; The white red-shank or pool-snipe, pp. 139-[Plate] 139 ff.

[The spotted-plover], pp. [Plate] 140-140

The turn-stone from Hudson's-Bay, pp. 141-[Plate] 141 ff.

[The red coot-footed tringa], pp. [Plate] 142-142

The cock coot-footed tringa, pp. 143-[Plate] 143 ff.

[The little American water hen], pp. [Plate] 144-144

The eared or horned dob-chick, pp. 145-[Plate] 145 ff.

[The speckled diver, or loon], pp. [Plate] 146-146

The northern penguin, pp. 147-[Plate] 147 ff.

[The arctick [arctic] bird, supposed to be the cock], pp. [Plate] 148-148

The arctick [arctic] bird, supposed to be the hen ; The tropick [tropic] bird, pp. 149-[Plate] 149 ff.

[The wild swan], pp. [Plate] 150-150

The Canada goose, pp. 151-[Plate] 151 ff.

[The blue-winged goose], pp. [Plate] 152-152

The laughing-goose, pp. 153-[Plate] 153 ff.

[The grey-headed duck], pp. [Plate] 154-154

The great black duck from Hudson's-Bay, pp. 155-[Plate] 155 ff.

[The long-tailed duck from Hudson's-Bay], pp. [Plate] 156-156

The little brown and white duck, pp. 157-[Plate] 157 ff.

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