The Bird Book

The Bird Book
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Product Information

Originally published in the 1910s, The Bird Book illustrates in natural colors more than 700 North American birds, and also several hundred photographs of their nests and eggs. It is the ultimate bird book, written by the author who KNOWS birds after studying them for over 30 years!

Contents Covered:

  • Diving Birds. Order I. Pygopodes
    • Grebes: Family Colymbidas
    • Loons: Family Gaviidse
    • Auks, Murres and Puffins: Family Alcidae
  • Long-winged Swimmers. Order II. Longipennes
    • Skuas and Jaegers: Family Stercoraridse
    • Gulls and Terns: Family Laridae
    • Skimmers: Family Rynchopidse
  • Tube-nosed Swimmers. Order III. Tubinares
    • Albatrosses: Family Diomedeidae
    • Fulmars, Shearwaters and Petrels: Family Procellariidae
  • Totipalmate Swimmers. Order IV. Steganopodes
    • Tropic Birds: Family Phaethontidas
    • Gannets: Family Sulidae
    • Darters: Family Anhingidae
    • Cormorants: Family Phalacrocoracidae
    • Pelicans: Family Pelecanidae
    • Man-o'-War Birds: Family Fregatidse
  • Lamellirostral Swimmers. Order V. Anseres
    • Ducks, Geese and Swans: Family Anatidae
  • Lamellirostral Grallatores. Order VI. Odontoglossae
    • Flamingoes: Family Phrenicopteridae
  • Herons, Storks, Ibises, etc. Order VII. Herodiones
    • Spoonbills: Family Plataleidae
    • Ibises: Family Ibididas
    • Storks and Wood Ibises: Family Ciconiidae
    • Herons, Bitterns, etc: Family Ardeidae
  • Cranes, Rails, etc. Order VIII. Paludicolae
    • Cranes: Family Gruidse
    • Courlans: Family Aramidae
    • Rails, Gallinules and Coots: Family Rallidae
  • Shore Birds. Order IX. Limicolae
    • Phalaropes: Family Phalaropodidae
    • Avocets and Stilts: Family Recurvirostridae
    • Snipes, Sandpipers, etc: Family Scolopacidae
    • Plovers: Family Charadriidas
    • Surf Birds and Turnstones: Family Aphrizidae
    • Oyster-catchers: Family Haematopodidae
    • Jacanas: Family Jacanidse
  • Gallinaceous Birds. Order X. Gallinae
    • Grouse, Partridges, etc: Family Odontophoridae
    • Turkeys: Family Meleagridae
    • Curassows and Guans: Family Cracidae
  • Pigeons. Order XI. Columbae
    • Pigeons: Family Columbidae
  • Birds of Prey. Order XII. Raptores
    • American Vultures: Family Cathartidse
    • Hawks, Eagles, etc: Family Buteonidae
    • Falcons, etc: Family Falconidae
    • Osprey: Family Pandionidae
    • Barn Owls: Family Aluconidae
    • Owls: Family Strigidae
  • Parrots, Paroquets. Order XIII. Psittaci
    • Parrots and Paroquets. Psittacidae
  • Cuckoos, etc. Order XIV. Coccyges
    • Cuckoos, Anis, etc: Family Cuculidae
    • Trogons: Family Trogonidae
    • Kingfishers: Family Alcedinidae
  • Woodpeckers, Wrynecks, etc. Order XV. Pici
    • Woodpeckers: Family Picidae
  • Goatsuckers, Swifts, etc. Order XVI. Macrochires
    • Goatsuckers, etc: Family Caprimulgidse
    • Swifts: Family Micropodidae
    • Hummingbirds: Family Trochilidae
  • Perching Birds. Order XVII. Passeres
    • Cotingas: Family Cotingidae
    • Tyrant Flycatchers: Family Tyrannidae
    • Larks: Family Alaudidae
    • Crows, Jays, Magpies, etc: Family Corvidae
    • Starlings: Family Sturnidas
    • Blackbirds, Orioles, etc: Family Icteridae
    • Finches, Sparrows, etc: Family Fringillidae
    • Tanagers: Family Tangaridae
    • Swallows: Family Hirundinidae
    • Waxwings: Family Bombycillidae
    • Shrikes: Family Laniidae
    • Vireos: Family Vireonidae
    • Honey Creepers: Family Crerebidse
    • Warblers: Family Mniotiltidse
    • Wagtails: Family Motacillidae
    • Dippers: Family Cinclidae
    • Wrens: Family Troglodytidae
    • Thrashers, etc: Family Mimidae
    • Creepers: Family Certhiidae
    • Nuthatches: Family Sittidae
    • Warblers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers: Family Sylviidae
    • Thrushes, Solitaires, Bluebirds, etc: Family Turdidae
  • Index
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 480
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 137 MB
Product Code THEXZN0860