Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
UNC Press Books, Feb 1, 1999 - Nature - 176 pages
With this lovely and informative volume, Alan Feduccia preserves the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America. First published by UNC Press in 1985, the book features all
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Editors Note on the Plates
The Text of The Natural History of Carolina Florida and the Bahama Islands
America animals appear Audubon Bahama Islands bark berries bill bill black bird blue body booby breast and belly breed brown Catesby Catesby’s cock colonial color common common nighthawk deer duck eagle eastern Editor’s Note eggs eyes feed ﬁelds ﬁfty ﬁgure ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁsh ﬁve ﬂat ﬂesh ﬂight ﬂocks Florida ﬂowers ﬂy footstalks four or ﬁve frequent fruit grain gray green Gross-beak ground grows hawk head herons inches long Indians inhabitants insects kind land Laughing Gull Lawson leaves legs and feet Little Blue Heron mandible Mark Catesby miles Natural History neck nest nighthawk North American northern numbers particularly pigeon pine places plant PLATE purple Purple Martin quill feathers resembles rivers rocks seeds seen shrubs skin South Carolina species spot stalks summer tail thick Titmouse trees usually Virginia Virginia and Carolina warbler whip-poor-will wings winter wood Woodpecker yellow