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American Ornithology; Or, the Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 3
George Ord,Alexander Wilson
No preview available - 2016
appearance Arct back and scapulars belly and vent bill black bird Black-bellied Plover blackish breast Briss brownish Buff Clapper Rail coast colour common common Snipe crown Curlew deep diving Duck dusky East Florida edged eggs feathers feed ferruginous fish flesh flocks frequently genus grass green ground half head Heron hind toe hind-head inches inches in extent inches in length inches long inhabits irides legs and feet mandible marked membrane middle nearly neck nest Northern Diver numbers olive orange coloured ornithologists pale brown Peale's Museum pectinated Pennant Phalarope Plate Plover plumage pure white quills Rail reddish reeds resembling river rump salt marshes Sandpiper scapulars season seen shores shot sides Smew Snipe Snowy Heron sometimes species specimen spot streaked Syst tail tail-coverts Temminck tertials thighs throat tipt with white tribe Tringa wing-coverts wings winter yellow yellowish Zool