Birds of America; editor-in-chief, T. Gilbert Pearson, consulting editor, John Burroughs; contributing editors, Edward H. Forbush, Herbert K. Job, William L. Finley [and others]; artists, R.I. Brasher, R. Bruce Horsfall [and] Henry Thurston; with 106

; Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927, illustrator
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Pub. Company, 1936.

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Other Authors Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927,
Pearson, T. Gilbert 1873-1943,
Subjects Birds -- North America.
Birds.
North America.
Oiseaux -- Amérique du Nord.
Vogels.
Description xliv pages, 1 leaf, 272 pages, 1 leaf, 271 pages, 1 leaf, 289 pages illustrations (including maps) 111 color plates (including frontispiece) diagrams 29 cm
Copyright Date 1936.
Notes Illustrated lining-papers.
Published in 1917 as volume I-III of the Nature lovers library.
The colored plates are numbered in two series, one containing 106 plates and another containing 5 with descriptive letterpress on versos.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266, third paging).
Summary A comprehensive account of the birdlife of this continent arranged by order and including numerous drawings and color plates.
Contents Part I -- Preface -- Introduction -- Out-door bird study -- Bird migration -- Order of diving birds -- Grebes -- Loons -- Auks, murres, and puffins -- Order of long-winged swimmers -- Skuas and jaegers -- Gulls -- Terns -- Skimmers -- Order of tube-nosed swimmers -- Albatrosses -- Fulmars, shearwaters, and petrels -- Order of totipalmated swimmers -- Tropic-birds -- Gannets -- Darters -- Cormorants -- Pelicans -- Man-o'-war-birds -- Orders of lamellirostral swimmers -- Mergansers -- Ducks -- Geese -- Swans -- Order of lamellirostral grallatores (flamingoes) -- Orders of herons, storks, ibises, etc -- Spoonbills, ibises and storks -- Heron family -- Order of marsh-dwellers -- Cranes and courlans -- Rails gallinules, and coots -- Order of shore birds -- Phalaropes -- Avocets and stilts -- Snipes, sandpipers, et cetera -- Plovers -- Surf-birds and turnstones -- Oyster-catchers -- Part II -- Order of gallinaceous birds -- Bob-whites and quails -- Grouse -- Turkeys -- Pheasants -- Order of pigeons and doves -- Order of birds of prey -- Vultures -- Eagles, hawks, and kites -- Falcons -- Caracaras -- Ospreys -- Owls -- Order of parrot-like birds -- Order of cuckoos, et cetera -- Cuckoo family -- Trogons -- Kingfishers -- Order of woodpeckers -- Orders of goatsuckers, swifts, et cetera -- Goatsuckers -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Order of perching birds -- Tyrant flycatchers -- Larks -- Crows and jays -- Starlings -- Icteridae -- Part III -- Order of perching birds, continued -- Finches -- Tanagers -- Swallows -- Waxwings and silky flycatchers -- Shrikes -- Vireos -- Warblers -- Wagtails and pipits -- Dippers -- Mimic thrushes -- Wrens -- Nuthatches and creepers -- Titmice -- Wren-tits -- Kinglets and gnatcatchers -- Thrushes -- Color keys -- Glossary.
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)500591
(OCoLC)ocm00500591
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