American ornithology, or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson : with figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature

  • 1825-1833
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey
  • Contentsv. 1. Fork-tailed flycatcher = Muscicapa savana. Rocky-mountain antcatcher = Myiothera obsoleta. Golden-winged warbler, female = Sylvia chrysoptera. Swallow-tailed flycatcher = Muscicapa forficata. Arkansaw flycatcher = Muscicapa verticalis. Say's flycatcher = Muscicapa saya. Golden-crowned gold-crest, female = Regulus cristatus. Yellow-headed troopial = Icterus icterocephalus. Cape-May warbler, female = Sylvia maritima. Great crow-blackbird = Quiscalus major. Common crow-blackbird, female = Quiscalus versicolor. Orange-crowned warbler = Sylvia celata. Lark finch = Fringilla grammaca. Crimson-necked bullfinch = Pyrrhula frontalis. Arkansaw siskin = Fringilla psaltria. American goldfinch, female = Fringilla tristis. Lazuli finch = Fringilla amoena. Fulvous or cliff swallow = Hirundo fulva. Burrowing owl = Strix cunicularia. Yellow-bellied woodpecker, young = Picus varius. Band-tailed pigeon = Columba fasciata. Wild turkey = Meleagris gallopavov. 2. Cooper's hawk = Falco cooperii. Palm warbler = Sylvia palmarum. White-tailed hawk = Falco dispar. Coerulean warbler, female = Sylvia azurea. Blue hawk = Falco cyaneus. Steller's jay = Garrulus stelleri. Lapland longspur = Emberiza lapponica. Florida jay = Garrulus floridanus. Northern three-toed woodpecker = Picus tridactylus. Red-headed woodpecker, young = Picus erythrocephalus. Evening grosbeak = Fringilla vespertina. Rose-breasted grosbeak, female = Fringilla ludoviciana. White-winged crossbill, female = Loxia leucoptera. Indigo finch, female = Fringilla cyaneav. 3. Pallas' dipper = Cinclus pallasii. Bohemian wax-wing = Bombycilla garrula. Pine bullfinch, female = Pyrrhula enucleator. White-crowned pigeon = Columba leucocephala. Zenaida dove = Columba zenaida. Dusky grous = Tetrao obscurus. Sharp-tailed grous = Tetrao phasianellus. Spotted grous = Tetrao canadensis. Cock of the plains = Tetrao urophasianusv. 4. Condor = Cathartes gryphus. Glossy ibis = Ibis falcinelus. Pectoral sandpiper = Tringa pectoralis. Red-breasted snipe = Scolopax grisea. Wilson's phalarope = Phalaropus Wilsonii. Schinz's sandpiper = Tringa schinzii. Piping plover = Charadrius melodus. Hyperborean phalarope = Phalaropus hyperboreus. Long-legged sandpiper = Tringa himantopus. Semipalmated plover, young = Charadrius semipalmatus. Peale's egret heron = Ardea pealii. Scolopaceous courlan = Aramus scolopaceus. Esquimaux curlew = Numenius borealis. Florida gallinule = Gallinula galeata. Yellow-breasted rail = Rallus noveboracensis.

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Other title
The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States
Date
1825-1833
Publisher
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey
Language
English
Description of Original
4 volumes : 27 color plates ; 40 cm
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METS

Available Contents (4 Volumes)

  1. Vol. I 1825

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Preface
    4. Index to the first volume
    5. 1. Fork-tailed flycatcher. 2. Rocky Mountain antcatcher. 3. Female golden-winged warbler
    6. American ornithology. Fork-tailed flycatcher. Muscicapa savana. Plate I. Fig. 1
    7. Rocky-Mountain antcatcher. Myiothera obsoleta. Plate I. Fig. 2
    8. Female golden-winged warbler. Sylvia chrysoptera. Plate I. Fig. 3
    9. 1. Swallow tailed flycatcher. 2. Arkansaw flycatcher. 3. Say's flycatcher. 4. Female golden crested wren
    10. Swallow-tailed flycatcher. Muscicapa forficata. Plate II. Fig. 1
    11. Arkansaw flycatcher. Muscicapa verticalis. Plate II. Fig. 2
    12. Say's flycatcher. Muscicapa saya. Plate II. Fig. 3
    13. Female golden-crowned gold-crest. Regulus cristatus. Plate II. Fig. 4
    14. 1. Yellow-headed blackbird. 2. Female. 3. Female Cape May warbler
    15. Yellow-headed troopial. Icterus icterocephalus. Plate III. Fig. 1, male; 2, female
    16. Female Cape-May warbler. Sylvia maritima. Plate III. Fig. 3
    17. 1. Great crow blackbird. 2. Female
    18. Great crow-blackbird. Quiscalus major. Plate IV. Fig. 1, male; 2, female
    19. Female common crow-blackbird. Quiscalus versicolor. Plate V. Fig. 1
    20. 1. Female crow blackbird. 2. Orange-crowned warbler. 3. Lark finch
    21. Orange-crowned warbler. Sylvia celata. Plate V. Fig. 2
    22. Lark finch. Fringilla grammaca. Plate V. Fig. 3
    23. 1. Crimson-necked bullfinch. 2. Female. 3. Arkansaw siskin. 4. Female American goldfinch. 5. Lazuli finch
    24. Crimson-necked bullfinch. Pyrrhula frontalis. Plate VI. Fig. 1, male; Fig. 2, female
    25. Arkansaw siskin. Fringilla psaltria. Plate VI. Fig. 3
    26. Female American goldfinch. Fringilla tristis. Plate VI. Fig. 4
    27. Lazuli finch. Fringilla amæna. Plate VI. Fig. 5
    28. 1. Fulvous or cliff swallow. 2. Burrowing owl
    29. Fulvous or cliff swallow. Hirundo fulva. Plate VII. Fig. 1
    30. Burrowing owl. Strix cunicularia. Plate VII. Fig. 2
    31. 1 and 2. Young yellow-bellied woodpeckers. 3. Band-tailed pigeon
    32. Young yellow-bellied woodpecker. Picus varius. Plate VIII. Fig. 1, 2
    33. Band-tailed pigeon. Columba fasciata. Plate VIII. Fig. 3
    34. Wild turkey. Male and female
    35. Wild turkey. Meleagris gallopavo. Plate IX. Male and female
    36. [Cover]
  2. Vol. II 1828

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Preface to the second and third volumes
    4. Index to the second volume
    5. 1. Cooper's hawk. 2. Palm warbler
    6. American Ornithology. Cooper's hawk. Falco cooperii. Plate X. Fig. 1. Philadelphia museum no. 403. My collection
    7. Palm warbler. Sylvia palmarum. Plate X. Fig. 2
    8. White-tailed hawk. Falco dispar. Plate XI. Fig. 1
    9. 1. White tailed hawk. 2. Female cærulean warbler
    10. Female cærulean warbler. Sylvia azurea. Plate XI. Fig. 2
    11. Blue hawk, or hen-harrier. Falco cyaneus. Plate XII
    12. Blue hawk, or hen harrier
    13. Steller's jay. Garrulus stelleri. Plate XIII. Fig. 1
    14. 1. Steller's jay. 2. Lapland longspur. 3. Female
    15. Lapland longspur. Emberiza lapponica. Plate XIII. Fig. 1, male; 2, female
    16. 1. Florida jay. 2. Northern three-toed woodpecker. 3. Young red-headed woodpecker
    17. Florida jay. Garrulus floridanus. Plate XIV. Fig. 1
    18. Northern three-toed woodpecker. Picus tridactylus. Plate XIV. Fig. 2
    19. Young red-headed woodpecker. Picus erythrocephalus. Plate XIV. Fig. 3
    20. 1. Evening grosbeak. 2. Female rose-breasted grosbeak. 3. Female white-winged crossbill. 4. Female indigo finch
    21. Evening grosbeak. Fringilla vespertina. Plate XV. Fig. 1
    22. Female rose-breasted grosbeak. Fringilla ludoviciana. Plate XV. Fig. 2
    23. Female white-winged crossbill. Loxia leucoptera. Plate XV. Fig. 3
    24. Female indigo finch. Fringilla cyanea. Plate XV. Fig. 4
    25. [Cover]
  3. Vol. III 1828

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Index to the third volume
    4. 1. Pallas' dipper. 2. Bohemian waxwing. 3. Female pine bullfinch
    5. American ornithology. Pallas' dipper. Cinclus pallasii. Plate XVI. Fig. 1
    6. Bohemian wax-wing. Bombycilla garrula. Plave XVI. Fig. 2
    7. Female pine bullfinch. Pyrrhula enucleator. Plate XVI. Fig. 3
    8. 1. White-crowned pigeon. 2. Zenaida dove
    9. White-crowned pigeon. Columba leucocephala. Plate XVII. Fig. 1
    10. Zenaida dove. Columba zenaida. Plate XVII. Fig. 2
    11. Dusky grous female
    12. Dusky grous. Tetrao obscurus. Plate XVIII. Female
    13. Sharp-tailed grous
    14. Sharp-tailed grous. Tetrao phasianellus. Plate XIX
    15. Spotted grous
    16. Spotted grous. Tetrao canadensis. Plate XX. Male. Plate XXI. Fig. 1, female
    17. 1. Cock of the plains, female. 2. Female spotted grous
    18. Cock of the plains. Tetrao urophasianus. Plate XXI. Fig. 2
    19. [Cover]
  4. Vol. IV 1833

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Index to the fourth volume
    4. Young male condor
    5. American ornithology. Condor. Cathartes gryphus. Plate XXII. Young male
    6. Red breasted snipe. Pectoral sandpiper. Glossy ibis
    7. Glossy ibis. Ibis falcinellus. Plate XXIII. Fig. 1
    8. Pectoral sandpiper. Tringa pectoralis. Plate XXIII. Fig. 2
    9. Red-breasted snipe. Scolopax grisea. Plate XXIII. Fig. 3
    10. Wilson's phalarope. Piping plover. Schinz's sandpiper
    11. Wilson's phalarope. Phalaropus wilsonii. Plate XXIV. Fig. 1, adult. Plate XXV. Fig. 1, young
    12. Schinz's sandpiper. Tringa schinzii. Plate XXIV. Fig. 2
    13. Piping plover. Charadrius melodus. Plate XXIV. Fig. 3
    14. Hyperborean phalarope. Phalaropus hyperboreus. Plate XXV. Fig. 2
    15. Wilsons phalarope, young. Hyperborean phalarope. Longlegged sandpiper. Semipalmated plover
    16. Long-legged sandpiper. Tringa himantopus. Plate XXV. Fig. 3
    17. Young semipalmated plover. Charadrius semipalmatus. Plate XXV. Fig. 4
    18. Peale's egret heron. Ardea pealii. Plate XXVI. Fig. 1
    19. Peales egret heron. Esquimaux curlew. Scolopaceous courlan
    20. Scolopaceous courlan. Aramus scolopaceus. Plate XXVI. Fig. 2
    21. Esquimaux curlew. Numenius borealis. Plate XXVI. Fig. 3
    22. Florida gallinule. Gallinula galeata. Plate XXVII. Fig. 1
    23. Florida gallinule. Yellow-breasted rail
    24. Yellow-breasted rail. Rallus noveboracensis. Plate XXVII. Fig. 2
    25. [Cover]