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American Ornithology; Or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United ...
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appearance Arct back and scapulars bill bill black birds blackish breast breeding place Briss brownish Buff chin Clapper Rail coast colour common common Snipe crown Curlew deep diving Duck dusky East Florida edged eggs feathers feed female ferruginous fish flesh flight flocks frequently genus Goosander grass green ground gunner half head Heron hind-head inches inches in extent inches in length inches long inhabits irides Latham legs and feet male mandible marked membrane middle nearly neck nest numbers olive pale brown Peale's Museum pectinated Plate Plover plumage pure white quills Rail reddish reeds resembling river rump salt marshes scapulars season seen shores shot sides slate Smew Snow Goose Snowy Heron sometimes species specimen streaked Syst tail tail-coverts Temminck tertials throat tipt with white Tufted Duck whitish wing coverts winter yellow yellowish young birds Zool