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Life histories of North American birds, from the parrots to the grackles, with special reference to their breeding habits and eggs,

Author: Charles Bendire
Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1895.
Series: Smithsonian Institution publication, 985; Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, Vol. XXXII.
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This volume forms the thirty-second of a series, composed of original memoirs on different branches of knowledge, published at the expense and under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution.

This volume of the Life Histories of North American Birds, like the one preceding, is based on the collections in the United States National Museum, and relates only to land birds.

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Bendire, Charles, 1836-1897.
Life histories of North American birds.
Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1895
(OCoLC)882061071
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bendire
OCLC Number: 3183466
Notes: Each plate preceded by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
Issued also as a Special bulletin no. 3 of the United States National Museum.
A supplement to the author's Life histories of North American birds with special reference to their breeding habits and eggs, 1892.
Published at the joint expense of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum.
Description: ix, 518 pages VII color plates 32 cm.
Contents: List of Officers, Members, and Regents. pp. viii. Introduction. Family Psittacidae. Parrots, Paroquets, etc. pp. 1. Family Cuculidae. The Cuckoos, Anis, etc. pp. 6. Family Trogonidae. Trogons. pp. 32. Family Alcedinidae. Kingfishers. pp. 34. Family Picidae. Woodpeckers. pp. 42. Family Caprimulgidae. Goatsuckers, etc. pp. 142. Family Micropodidae. Swifts. pp. 175. Family Trochilidae. Hummingbirds. pp. 188. Family Cotingidae. Cotingas. pp. 230. Family Tryannidae. Tyrant Flycatchers. pp. 231. Family Alaudidae. Larks. pp. 327. Family Corvidae. Crows, Jays, Magpies, etc. pp. 349. Family Stunidae. Starlings. pp. 427. Family Icteridae. Blackbirds, Orioles, etc. pp. 429. Plates. Alphabetical index. pp. 509-517.
Series Title: Smithsonian Institution publication, 985; Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, Vol. XXXII.
Responsibility: by Charles Bendire ... with seven lithographic plates.

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This volume forms the thirty-second of a series, composed of original memoirs on different branches of knowledge, published at the expense and under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution.

This volume of the Life Histories of North American Birds, like the one preceding, is based on the collections in the United States National Museum, and relates only to land birds.

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