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The birds of North and middle America : a descriptive catalogue of the higher groups, genera, species, and subspecies of birds known to occur in North America, from the Arctic lands to the Isthmus of Panama, the West Indies and other islands of the Caribbean sea, and the Galapagos Archipelago

Author: Robert Ridgway; Herbert Friedmann; United States National Museum.
Publisher: Washington [D.C.] : Government Printing Office, 1901-
Series: Bulletin (United States National Museum), 50.
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Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929.
Birds of North and middle America.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1901-1950
(OCoLC)595389080
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ridgway; Herbert Friedmann; United States National Museum.
OCLC Number: 857360
Notes: Pts. 1-8 (1901-1919), by Robert Ridgway; pt. 9-10 (1941-1946) by Ridgway, completed by Herbert Friedmann; pt. 11- (1950- ) by Friedmann.
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Family Fringillidae --
the finches --
pt. 2. Family Tanagridae --
The tanagers. Family Icteridae --
The troupials. Family coerebidae --
The honey creepers. Family Mniotiltidae --
The wood warblers --
pt. 3. Family Motacillidae --
The wagtails and pipits. Family Hirundinidae --
The swallows. Family Ampelidae --
The waxwings. Family Ptilogonatidae --
The silky flycatchers. Family Dulidae --
The palm chats. Family Vireonidae --
The vireos. Family Laniidae --
The shrikes. Family Corvidae --
The crows and jays. Family Paridae --
The titmice. Family Sittidae --
The nuthatches. Family Certhiidae --
The creepers. Family Troglodytidae --
The wrens. Family Cinclidae --
The dippers. Family Chamaedae --
The wren-tits. Family Sylviidae --
The warblers. Pt. 4. Family Turidae --
thrushes. Family Zeledoniidae --
wren-thrushes. Family Mimidae --
mockingbirds. Family Sturnidae --
starlings. Family Ploceidae --
weaver birds. Family Alaudidae --
larks. Family Oxyruncidae --
sharp-bills. Family Tyrranidae --
tyrant flycatchers. Family pipridae --
manakins. Family Cotingidae --
chatterers --
pt. 5. Family Pteroptochidae --
The tapaculos. Family Formicariidae --
The antbirds. Family Furnariidae --
The ovenbirds. Family Dendrocolaptidae --
The woodhewers. Family Trochilidae --
The humming birds. Family Micropodidae --
The swifts. Family Trogonidae --
The trogons --
pt. 6. Family Picidae --
The woodpeckers. Family Capitonidae --
The barbets. Family Ramphastidae --
The toucans. Family Bucconidae --
The puffbirds. Family Galbulidae --
The jacamars. Family Alcedinidae --
The kingfishers. Family Todidae --
The todies. Family Momotidae --
The motmots. Family Caprimulgidae --
The goatsuckers. Family Nyctibiidae --
The potoos. Family Tytonidae --
The barn owls. Family Bubonidae --
The eared owls. Pt. 7. Family Cuculidae. Family Psittacidae. Family Columbidae --
pt. 8. Family Jacanidae --
The jacanas. Family Oedicnemidae --
The thick-knees. Family Haematopodidae --
The oyster-catchers. Family Areneriidae --
The turnstones. Family Aphrizidae --
The surf birds. Family Charadriidae --
The plovers. Family Scolopacidae --
The snipes. Family Phalaropodidae --
The phalaropes. Family Recurvirostridae --
The avocets and stilts. Family Rynchopidae --
The skimmers. Family Sternidae --
The terns. Family Laridae --
The gulls. Family Stercorariidae --
The Skuas. Family Alcida --
The auks --
pt. 9. Family Gruidae --
The cranes. Family Rallidae --
The rails, coots, and gallinules. Family Heliornithidae --
The sun-grebes. Family Eurypygidae --
The sun-bitterns --
pt. 10. Family Cracidae --
The curassows, guans, and chachalacas. Family Tetraonidae --
The grouse, ptarmigan, etc. Family Phasianidae --
The American quails, partridges and pheasants. Family Numididae --
The guineafowls. Family Meleagrididae --
The turkeys. Pt. 11. Family Cathartidae --
The American vultures. Family Accipitridae --
The hawks, eagles, kites, harriers, and old world vultures. Family Pandionidae --
The ospreys. Family Falconidae --
The falcons and caracaras.
Series Title: Bulletin (United States National Museum), 50.
Responsibility: by Robert Ridgway.

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