Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British, and Russian America: (Forming a Supplement to Audubon's Birds of America) Intended to contain descriptions and figures of all North American Birds not given by former american authors, and a generally synopsis of North American ornithology. 1853 to 1855. (Mit 50 Taf.)
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abdomen abundant Acad alluded American species appears ashy Audubon bill and feet Bill short breast brownish brownish-black Buteo California character cinereous claws color containing coverts curved dark brown DESCRIPTION AND TECHNICAL Dimensions Eagle edged emarginate Entire plumage Entire upper Falco feathers Female frequently fulvous genus Geococcyx Gmelin habits Hawk Heermann Hirundo inches inhabit inner webs known legs Lembeye length of skin Linn longitudinal stripes mandible Mexico Mottled Owl naturalists nest North America northern numbers numerous ornithology Pacific Ocean pale Partridge Philada Philadelphia Philadelphia Academy plate present bird reddish resembles rufous rump slender South Spec species specimens spots of white Strix Syst tail long tail moderate tail-coverts tarsi TECHNICAL OBSERVATIONS Texas throat tibia tinged tipped with white toes Total length transverse bands under-parts United upper mandible Vieill Wagler Western wing-coverts wings long Woodpecker yellow yellowish young Zoology