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Auk, Little, 512
Auks, 36, 47, 510
Avocet, 37, 51

BAR-TAILED GODWIT, 423
Beaks of Birds, 28, 30-41
Bean Goose, 457
Bee-eater, 294
Bee-eaters, 34, 292
Bernicle Goose, 464
Birds of Prey, 11, 31, 42, 49
Bittern, 405

Little, 404

Blackbird, 135, 560, 583
Blackcap Warbler, 158, 552, 561
Blackcock, 26
Black Grouse, 327
Black Tern, 528
Black-throated Diver, 508
Bohemian Waxwing, 173
Brent Goose, 460
Bullfinch, 208
Buntings, 33, 185
Bunting, Black-headed, 189, 561

Cirl, 191, 562

Common, 188, 561

Snow, 186

Yellow, 189, 562
Bustards, 338
Bustard, Great, 4, 339-364, 563

Little, 364

Butcher-birds, 116-119
Buzzards, 43, 56
Buzzard, African, 88

Common, 85, 560

Honey, 88
Buzzard, Rough-legged, 86, 560

CANADA GOOSE, 468
Capercaillie, 325
Carrion Crow, 232, 562
Chaffinch, 192, 562
Chiff-chaff, 164, 552, 561
Chough, 215

Classification of Birds, 7-18
Climbers, 16, 33, 247



Common Guillemot, 511

Sandpiper, 420

Scoter, 486

Snipe, 429, 563

Coot, 51, 488, 563
Cone-billed Birds, 15, 33, 182
Coot, Common, 51, 488, 563
Cormorant, 40, 518
Crane, 391

Cream-coloured Courser, 374
Creepers, 34, 258
Creeper, Common, 259, 262
Crake, Spotted, 442
Crop of Birds, 35
Crossbill, Common, 36, 209
Crows, 27, 33, 215
Crow, Carrion, 232, 562
Cuckoo, Common, 270-291, 552, 563
Curlew, 26, 28, 35, 412, 563
Curlew Sandpiper, 432

DARTFORD WARBLER, 166, 561
Dipper, 127
Divers, 25, 36, 47, 499
Diver, Black-throated, 508

Great Northern, 505

Red- throated, 509
Dotterel, 382
Doves, 316
Dove, Ring, 317, 563

Rock, 320, 563

Stock, 319, 563

Turtle, 322, 563
Ducks, 25, 28, 47, 455'
Duck, Eider, 483

Ferruginous, 488

King, 485

Long-tailed, 491

Pintail, 478

Scaup, 489

Tufted, 490

Wild, 479, 564
Dunlin, 437

EAGLES, 24, 32, 43, 56
Eagle, Golden, 60

White-tailed, 59, 62
Eared Grebe, 503



586



Index.



Ears of Birds, 25
Egyptian Goose, 4C5

Vulture, 55
Eider Duck, 483
Eyes of Birds, 25



' FACULTIES ' of Birds, 23-30
Falcons, 32, 42, 54
Families of Birds, 16, 54
Feeling, sense of, in Birds, 28
Feet of Birds, 41-53
Ferruginous Duck, 488
Fieldfare, 129-131,552
Finches, 33, 192-582
Finch, Bull-, 208, 562

Chaff-, 192, 562

Gold-, 201,562

Green-, 198, 562

Haw-, 39, 199, 562

Mountain. 193
Flycatchers, 24, 32, 124
Flycatcher, Pied, 125

Spotted, 124, 552, 560
Forked-tailed Petrel, 543

GADWALL, 477

Gannet, 522

Garden Warbler, 159, 552, 561

Garganey, 481

Genera of Birds, 16

Glossy Ibis, 410

Goatsuckers, 309

Godwit, Bar-tailed, 423

Golden-Eye Duck, 492

Crested Regulus, 167, 548, 561

Oriole, 139, 564
Golden Plover, 380, 552
Goldfinch, 201, 562, 583
Gold-winged Woodpecker, 255
Goosander, 496
Goose, Bean, 457

Bernicle, 464

Brent, 460

Canada, 468

Egyptian, 465

Gray Lag, 455

Spur-winged, 467

White-fronted, 459
Goshawk, 80

Grasshopper Warbler, 153, 552, 560
Gray Lag Goose, 455
Gray Phalarope, 449
Great Black Woodpecker, 248

Bastard, 338-364

Crested Grebe, 500

Northern Diver, 505

Plover, 377, 563



Great Snipe, 428

Spotted Woodpecker, 253, 562

Titmouse, 169, 561
Grebe, Crested, 500

Eared, 503

Little, 504, 564

Red-necked, 501

Sclavonian, 502
Greenfinch, 198, 562
Green Sandpiper, 418
Greenshank, 421
Green Woodpecker, 250, 562
Griffin Vulture, 55
Ground Birds, 12, 34, 46, 49
Grouse, 325

Black, 327

Pallas' Sand, 330

Red, 329
Gulls, 36, 524
Gull, Black-headed, 531

Common, 533

Great Black- backed, 536

Herring, 535

Kittiwake, 532

Lesser Black-backed, 534

Little, 529
Guillemot, Common, 511
Gyr Falcon, 66

HARRIERS, 43, 56
Harrier, Hen, 93, 560

Marsh, 91

Montagu's, 95, 560
Hawks, 32, 43, 56
Hawk, Sparrow, 81



Hawfinch, 39, 199, 562
Hearing of Birds, 25-27
Hedge Accentor, 143, 560, 583
Herons, 26, 35, 52, 392
Heron, Common, 394-402, 563

Squacco, 403
Hobby, 72, 559
Hooded Crow, 234
Hoopoe, 39, 262

IBIS, Glossy, 410

JACKDAW, 241, 562
Jack Snipe, 431
Jay, 245, 562

KESTREL, 24, 78, 559
King Duck, 485
Kingfisher, 296, 563
Kite, 83, 559
Kittiwake, 532
Knot, 433



Index.



587



'LAND BIRDS,' 3, 11
Land-rail, 440, 552, 563
JLapwing, 386, 552, 563
Larks, 33, 182
Lark, Sky, 183, 561

Wood, 185, 561
Lesser Redpole, 205, 562

Spotted Woodpecker, 254, 562
Linnet, Common, 205, 562, 583
Little Auk, 512

Bustard, 364

Grebe, 504

Lobe-footed Birds, 51, 447
Long-tailed Duck, 491

MAGPIE, 242, 562

Martin, 304, 552, 563, 582

Manx Shearwater, 540

Mergansers, 36

Merganser, Red-breasted, 495

Merlin, 75, 552

Migration of Birds, 16, 547-553

Moorhen, 444, 563

Mountain Finch, 193, 552

Mute Swan, 471, 564

1 NESTING ' OF BIRDS, 554-566
Night Heron, 407
Nightingale, 156, 552, 561
Nightjar, 26, 34, 50, 311, 552, 563
Nomenclature of Birds, 18
Notes of Birds, 29
Nuthatch, 34, 268, 562

' ORDERS' OF BIRDS, 11
Osprey, 32, 43, 49, 64
Owls, 24, 25, 32, 44, 98-102
Owl, Barn, 107-111, 560

Eagle, 102

Hawk, 113

Little, 114

Long-eared, 105, 560

Scops, 103

Short-eared, 106, 552

Tawny, 111-113, 560
Oyster Catcher, 40, 389

PALLAS' SAND GROUSE, 330
Partridge, 332, 563, 583

Red-legged, 334, 563
Perching Birds, 12, 32, 44, 49, 116
Peregrine Falcon, 68, 559
Petrels, 40, 542
Petrel, Forked-tailed, 543

Storm, 544

Wilson's, 542
Phalaropes, 51



Phalarope, Gray, 449

Red-necked, 452
Pheasant, 323, 563
Pigeons, 25, 35
Pintail Duck, 478
Pipits, 32, 179
Pipit, Meadow, 180, 552, 561

Tree, 179/552, 561
Plea for Small Birds, 578-584
Plea for the Rooks, 567-577
Plovers, 370
Plover, Great, 377, 563

Golden, 380

Ringed, 385
Pochard, 487
Pratincole, 371
Puffin, 39, 514
Purple Sandpiper, 438

QUAIL, 335, 563

RAILS, 439

Rail, Cayenne, 445

Land, 440, 552, 563

Water, 443, 563
Raven, 24-28, 218-232, 562
Razor Bill, 516
Redbreast, 145, 560
Red-footed Falcon, 74
Red Grouse, 329
Red-legged Partridge, 334, 563
Red-necked Grebe, 501
Red-necked Phalarope, 452
Redshank, 417
Redstart, 25, 146, 552, 560
Redstart, Black, 148
Red-throated Diver, 509
Redwing, 132, 552
Richardson's Skua, 539
Ring Dove, 317, 563
Ring Ouzel, 137, 560
Ringed Plover, 385
Rock Dove, 320, 563
Roller, 293

Rook, 24, 28, 52, 237, 562, 567-577
Rose-coloured Pastor, 213
Ruff, 424

SAND GROUSE, PALLAS', 330
Sand Martin, 306, 552, 563
Sandpiper, Common, 420

Curlew, 432,

Green, 418

Purple, 438

Wood, 419
Scaup Duck, 489
Sclavonian Grebe, 502



588



Index.



Shag, 521

Shearwater, Manx, 540

Shelldrake, Common, 474

Shoveller, 38, 475

Shrikes, 32, 116-119

Shrike, Great Gray, 119-122, 564

Red-backed, 122, 552, 560

Woodchat, 123
Siyht of Birds, 23-25
Siskin, 204
Skua, Common, 537

Richardson's, 539
Smell. Sense of, in Birds, 27-29
Smew, 27, 28
Snipes, 35-39, 412
Snipe, Common, 429, 552, 563

Great, 428

Jack, 431, 552
Songs of Birds, 29
Song-thrush, 26
Sparrow-hawk, 81-83, :.:.!
Sparrow, House, 195, 562, 582

Tree, 197, 562
Species of Birds, 17
Spoonbill, 38
Spotted Crake, 442

Flycatcher, 124, 552
Spur- winged Goose, 467
Squacco Heron, 403
Starling, 24, 33, 211, 562, 583
Stilt Plover, 51
Stock Dove, 319, 563
Stonechat, 149, 560
Stork, White, 408
Storm Petrel, 544
Swallows, 34, 299, 563, 582
Swallow, House, 301, 552
Swan, Wild, 469

Mute, 471, 564

Swift, 24, 50, 307, 552, 563, 582
Swimmers, 13, 36, 47, 49, 454

TEAL, 481, 552, 564
Tern, Arctic, 536

Black, 528

Common, 525
Thrushes, 32, 126, 583
Thrush, Missel, 128, 560

Song, 131, 560
Titmice, 32, 168, 582
Titmouse, Blue, 171, 561

Coal, 171, 561

Great, 169, 561

Long-tailed, 172, 561

Marsh, 172, 561
Toes of Birds, 41, 46, 48



Tongues of Birds, 28, 33

Tooth-billed Birds, 15, 32, 116, 142

Tree Sparrow, 197

Tribes of Birds, 15

Tufted Duck, 4! m

Turnstone, 37

Turtle Dove, 322, 552, 563

Twite, 205

'VOICES 'of Birds, 29
Vultures, 23, 27, 31, 42, 54 -".6

'WADERS,' 13, 35, 46-49, 369
Wagtails, 32, 176
Wagtail, Gray, 177,561

Gray-headed, 178

Pied, 176, ;.:,-_>, :,r,i

Ray's, 178,552, 561
Warblers, 32, 142, .M>.
Warbler, Blackcap, 158, 5.VJ, :,;i

Dartford, 166, .M',1

Garden, 159, 5.VJ. f.r.l

Grasshopper, 153, 552, 560

Reed, I.V., .V.2, 560

Sedge, 154, 552, 560

Willow, 163, 552, 561

Wood, 162, 552, 561
Water Birds, 4, 11, 4iJ
Water Rail, 443, 563
Waxwings, 173
Wheatear, 151, 552, 560
Whimbrel, 415
Whinchat, 150, 552, 560
White-fronted Goose, 459
White Stork, 408

Whitethroat, Common, 160. 552, ~r,l
Whitethroat, Lesser, 161, 5.VJ, .".''.1
Whooper, 469

Wide-billed Birds, 16, 34, 292
Wigeon, 482
Wild Duck, 479, 564
Willow Warbler, 163, f,.Vj
Wilson's Petrel, 542
Wiltshire Birds, Number of, 4
Woodcock, 28, 39, 425, 552, 563
Woodpeckers, 34, 51, 247
Woodpecker, Great Black, 248

Great Spotted, 253, 562

Green, 250, 562

Gold-winged, 255

Lesser Spotted, 254, 562
Wood Sandpiper, 419
Wren, 200, ;V,2
Wryneck, 256, 552-562

YELLOWIIAMMER, 189, 5G2, 583



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Online LibraryAlfred Charles SmithThe birds of Wiltshire. Comprising all the periodical and occasional visitants, as well as those which are indigenous to the county → online text (page 53 of 53)