Birds useful and birds harmful
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Birds useful and birds harmful

By Ottó Herman, J. A. (Jean Allan) Owen
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  • BIRDS USEFUL and BIRDS HARMFUL
  • CONTENTS
  • Preface.
  • CHAPTER I. Useful or Harmful?
  • CHAPTER II. The Structure of the Bird.
  • CHAPTER III. WORKERS ON THE GROUND.
    • The Barn Owl: White or Church Owl. (Strix Flammea.)
    • The Tawny or Wood-Owl. (Syrnium alúco.)
    • The Long-eared Owl. (Asio ótus.)
    • The Short-eared Owl. (Asio accipitrinus.)
    • The Little Owl. (Athéne noctua.)
    • The Rook. (Corvus frúgilegus.)
    • The Hooded-Crow. (Corvus cornix.)
    • The Carrion Crow (Corvus coróne.)
    • THE RAVEN. (Corvus córax.)
    • THE JACKDAW. (Corvus monedula.)
    • THE MAGPIE. (Píca rústica.)
    • THE JAY. (Gárrulus glandárius.)
    • THE BLACK-HEADED GULL. (Larus ridibundus.)
    • THE QUAIL. (Cotúrnix commúnis.)
    • THE STARLING. (Sturnus vulgaris.)
    • THE ROSE STARLING. (Pastor roseus.)
    • The Waxwing. (Ampelis garrulus.)
  • CHAPTER IV. IN THE AIR AND ON THE TREES.
    • The Swallow. (Hirundo rustica.)
    • The House Martin. (Chelidon urbica.)
    • The Sand Martin. (Cotile riparia.)
    • The Swift. (Cypselus ápus.)
    • The Nightjar. (Caprimulgus Europæus.)
    • The Green Woodpecker. (Gecinus viridis.)
    • The Greater Spotted Woodpecker. (Dendrocopus major.)
    • The Tree Creeper. (Certhia familiaris.)
    • The Nuthatch. (Sitta cæsia.)
    • The Crossbill. (Loxia curvirostra.)
  • CHAPTER V. SUMMER WORKERS.
    • The Wryneck. (Iynx torquilla.)
    • The Cuckoo. (Cuculus canorus.)
    • The Hoopoe. (Upupa epops.)
    • The Great Grey Shrike. (Lanius excubitor.)
    • The Lesser Grey Shrike. (Lanius minor.)
    • The Red-backed Shrike. (Lanius collurio.)
    • The Lesser Whitethroat. (Sylvia curruca.)
    • The Blackcap. (Sylvia atricapilla.)
    • The Nightingale. (Daulias luscinia.)
    • The Redstart. (Ruticilla phoenicúrus.)
    • The Black Redstart. (Ruticilla titys.)
    • The Tree Pipit. (Anthus triviális.)
    • The White Wagtail. (Motacilla alba.)
    • The Blue-headed Wagtail. (Motacilla flava.)
    • The Great Reed Warbler. (Acrocephalus turdoides.)
    • The Willow Wren. (Phylloscopus tróchilus.)
    • The Spotted Flycatcher. (Múscicapa grísola.)
    • The Pied Flycatcher. (Muscicapa atricapilla.)
    • The Wheatear. (Saxicola œnánthé.)
    • The Stonechat. (Pratíncola rubícola.)
    • The Bearded Tit or Reedling. (Panurus biármicus.)
    • The Great Titmouse. (Parus major.)
    • The Blue Titmouse. (Parus cærúleus.)
    • The Golden-Crested Wren. (Regulus cristatus.)
    • The Crested Titmouse. (Parus cristátus.)
    • The Coal-tit. (Parus ater.)
    • The Long-tailed Tit. (Acredula caudáta.)
    • The Nest of the Long-tailed Tit.
  • CHAPTER VI. WORKERS ALL THE YEAR ROUND.
    • The House Sparrow. (Passer domesticus.)
    • The Tree Sparrow. (Passer Montanus.)
    • The Hedge Sparrow. (Accentor modularis.)
    • The Skylark. (Alauda arvensis.)
    • The Kingfisher. (Alcedo ispida.)
    • The Dipper. (Cinclus aquaticus.)
    • The Thrush. (Turdus musicus.)
    • The Blackbird. (Turdus merula.)
    • The Oriole. (Oriolus galbula.)
    • The Robin. (Eríthacus rubécula.)
    • The Wren. (Troglodytes párvulus.)
    • The Hawfinch. (Coccothraustes vulgaris.)
    • The Chaffinch. (Fringilla coelebs.)
    • The Bullfinch. (Pyrrhula europœa.)
    • The Yellow Hammer. (Emberiza citrinella.)
    • The Turtle Dove. (Turtur communis.)
  • CHAPTER VII. SOME WILDFOWL.
    • The Lapwing. (Vanéllus vulgáris.)
    • The Common Curlew. (Numenius arquata.)
    • The Common Redshank. (Totanus cálidris.)
    • The Green Sandpiper. (Totanus óchropùs.)
    • The Night Heron. (Nycticorax gríseus.)
    • The Bittern. (Botaurus stellaris.)
    • The Waterhen or Moorhen. (Gallinula chloropus.)
    • The Common Tern. (Sterna fluviatilis.)
    • The Bean Goose. (Anser ségetum.)
    • The Wild Duck or Mallard. (Anas bóscas.)
    • The Pintailed Duck. (Dafila acuta.)
    • The Shoveler. (Spatula clypeata.)
    • The Great Crested Grebe. (Podicipes cristatus.)
  • CHAPTER VIII. SOME OF THE FALCONIDÆ.
    • The Golden Eagle. (Aquila chrysáëtus.)
    • The Red Kite. (Milvus ictínus.)
    • The Red-footed Falcon or Orange-legged Hobby. (Falco vespertinus.)
    • The Common Buzzard. (Búteo vulgáris.)
    • The Sparrow-hawk. (Accipiter nisus.)
    • The Goshawk. (Astur palumbárius.)
    • The Hobby. (Falco subbuteo.)
    • The Kestrel. (Falco tinnúnculus.)
    • The Marsh-Harrier. (Circus œruginosus.)
    • The Hen-Harrier. (Circus cyaneus.)
  • CHAPTER IX. Rational Bird Protection.
  • IN CONCLUSION.
  • Index.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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