Wild Spain (España agreste) Records of Sport with Rifle, Rod, and Gun, Natural History Exploration
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Wild Spain (España agreste) Records of Sport with Rifle, Rod, and Gun, Natural History Exploration

By Walter J. Buck, Abel Chapman
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  • WILD SPAIN
    • PREFACE.
  • WILD SPAIN. (ESPAÑA AGRESTE.)
    • CHAPTER I.
      • LIFE IN THE SIERRAS.
      • A Night at a Posada.
    • LIFE IN THE SIERRAS.
    • A Night at a Posada.
    • CHAPTER II. A BOAR-HUNT IN THE SIERRA.
    • CHAPTER III. THE GREAT BUSTARD.
    • CHAPTER IV. BIG DAYS WITH BUSTARD.
      • I.—Jedilla.
      • II.—Santo Domingo. An Idyl.
    • I.—Jedilla.
    • II.—Santo Domingo. An Idyl.
    • CHAPTER V. TAUROMACHIA, The Fighting Bull of Spain.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE BÆTICAN WILDERNESS. SPRING-NOTES OF BIRD-LIFE, NATURAL HISTORY, AND EXPLORATION IN THE MARISMA.
      • Part I.—April.
    • Part I.—April.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE BÆTICAN WILDERNESS. SPRING NOTES OF BIRD-LIFE AND NATURAL HISTORY IN THE MARISMA.
      • Part II.—May.
    • Part II.—May.
    • CHAPTER VIII. WILD CAMELS IN EUROPE.
    • CHAPTER IX. AMONG THE FLAMINGOES. NOTES ON THEIR HAUNTS AND HABITS, AND THE DISCOVERY OF THEIR "INCUNABULA."
    • CHAPTER X. BRIGANDAGE IN SPAIN. SKETCHES OF TWO ROBBER-TYPES.
      • I.—Vizco El Borje.
      • II.—Agua-Dulce.
    • I.—Vizco El Borje.
    • II.—Agua-Dulce.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE SPANISH IBEX.
    • CHAPTER XII. IBEX-SHOOTING IN SPAIN.
      • I.—Sierra de Gredos (Old Castile).
      • II.—Riscos de Valderejo.
    • I.—Sierra de Gredos (Old Castile).
    • II.—Riscos de Valderejo.
    • CHAPTER XIII. IBEX-SHOOTING IN SPAIN—(Continued).
      • III.—Sierra Bermeja (Mediterranean).
      • IV.—Nevada and the Alpujarras—Ten Days in a Snow-cave.
    • III.—Sierra Bermeja (Mediterranean).
    • IV.—Nevada and the Alpujarras—Ten Days in a Snow-cave.
    • CHAPTER XIV. TROUT AND TROUTING IN SPAIN.
      • Santandér (Provincia).
    • Santandér (Provincia).
    • CHAPTER XV. TROUTING IN THE ASTURIAS AND IN LEON.
    • CHAPTER XVI. EXPERIENCES WITH EAGLES.
      • I.—Forest and Plain.
    • I.—Forest and Plain.
    • CHAPTER XVII. FURTHER EXPERIENCES WITH EAGLES AND VULTURES.
      • II.—Chiefly relating to the Sierra.
    • II.—Chiefly relating to the Sierra.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. ON SPANISH AGRICULTURE.
      • I.—Cereals, Green Crops, etc.
    • I.—Cereals, Green Crops, etc.
    • CHAPTER XIX. ON SPANISH AGRICULTURE—(Continued).
      • The Olive.
      • Horse-Breeding and Live Stock.
      • Supplement.
    • The Olive.
    • Horse-Breeding and Live Stock.
    • Supplement.
    • CHAPTER XX. BIRD-LIFE OF THE SPANISH SPRING-TIME.
      • I.—The Pinales, or Pine Region.
    • I.—The Pinales, or Pine Region.
    • CHAPTER XXI. BIRD-LIFE OF THE SPANISH SPRING-TIME.
      • II.—The Cistus-Plains and Prairies.
    • II.—The Cistus-Plains and Prairies.
    • CHAPTER XXII. BIRD-LIFE OF THE SPANISH SPRING-TIME.
      • III.—By Lake and Lagoon.
    • III.—By Lake and Lagoon.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. THE SPANISH GYPSY.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. THE SPANISH GYPSY OF TO-DAY.
    • CHAPTER XXV. IN SEARCH OF THE LAMMERGEYER.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. THE HOME OF THE LAMMERGEYER.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. RAMON AND THE TWO BIG RAMS.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. THE IBEX-HUNTER'S BETROTHAL.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. ON VITICULTURE IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
    • CHAPTER XXX. SOME FURTHER NOTES ON THE GREAT BUSTARD.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. THE LITTLE BUSTARD. (Otis tetrax.)
    • CHAPTER XXXII. A WINTER CAMPAIGN IN DOÑANA. (NOVEMBER.)
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. WILDFOWLING IN THE WILDERNESS.
      • I.—A Wet Winter: A Record of Difficulties and Disappointments.
    • I.—A Wet Winter: A Record of Difficulties and Disappointments.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. WILDFOWLING IN THE WILDERNESS.
      • II.—A Dry Season (Flight-Shooting).
      • An Arctic Winter in Southern Spain.
    • II.—A Dry Season (Flight-Shooting).
    • An Arctic Winter in Southern Spain.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. THE STANCHION-GUN IN SPAIN.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. DEER-DRIVING IN THE PINE FORESTS.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. WINTER IN THE MARSHES.
      • Snipe-shooting. Spanish, Agachona, agachadiza. Portuguese, Narceja.
      • The Crane. Spanish, Grulla.
      • The Demoiselle Crane. (Grus virgo.)
      • White Stork. Spanish, Cigueña.
      • Black Stork. Spanish, Cigueña negra.
      • Bittern. Spanish, Ave-toro, garza-mochuelo.
      • Rails, Crakes, etc.
      • Geese and Ducks.
      • Wild Swans. Spanish, Cisne.
      • August in the Marshes.
    • Snipe-shooting. Spanish, Agachona, agachadiza. Portuguese, Narceja.
    • The Crane. Spanish, Grulla.
    • The Demoiselle Crane. (Grus virgo.)
    • White Stork. Spanish, Cigueña.
    • Black Stork. Spanish, Cigueña negra.
    • Bittern. Spanish, Ave-toro, garza-mochuelo.
    • Rails, Crakes, etc.
    • Geese and Ducks.
    • Wild Swans. Spanish, Cisne.
    • August in the Marshes.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. DEER-STALKING AND "STILL-HUNTING"
    • APPENDIX.
      • PART I. THE LARGE GAME OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL, WITH NOTES ON OTHER SPANISH MAMMALIA.
        • Red Deer (Cervus elaphus). Spanish: Ciervo, Venado.
        • Fallow Deer (Cervus dama). In Spanish: Gamo, Paleto.
        • The Roebuck in Spain. (Cervus capreolus.)
        • The Spanish Ibex (Capra hispanica).
        • Chamois (Antilope rupicapra). Spanish: Rebeco, Sario.
        • Bear (Ursus arctos). Spanish: Oso.
        • Wild Boar (Sus scrofa). Spanish: Javato, Javali.
        • Wolf (Canis lupus). Spanish: Lobo.
        • Fox (Canis vulpes—var., melanogaster). Spanish: Zorro.
        • Spanish Lynx (Felis pardina). Spanish: Gato cierval, Lince.
        • Wild-Cat (Felis catus). Spanish: Gato montés, Gato castellano, or romano.
        • Genet (Viverra genetta). Spanish: Gineta.
        • Marten (Mustela foina). Spanish: Foina, Garduño.
        • Polecat (Mustela putorius)—"Turón.." Otter (Lutra vulgaris)—"Nutra," or "Nutria." Badger (Meles taxus)—"Tejón."
        • Weasel (Mustela vulgaris). Spanish: Comadreja, Rojizo.
        • Mongoose (Herpestes widdringtoni). Spanish: Melón.
      • Red Deer (Cervus elaphus). Spanish: Ciervo, Venado.
      • Fallow Deer (Cervus dama). In Spanish: Gamo, Paleto.
      • The Roebuck in Spain. (Cervus capreolus.)
      • The Spanish Ibex (Capra hispanica).
      • Chamois (Antilope rupicapra). Spanish: Rebeco, Sario.
      • Bear (Ursus arctos). Spanish: Oso.
      • Wild Boar (Sus scrofa). Spanish: Javato, Javali.
      • Wolf (Canis lupus). Spanish: Lobo.
      • Fox (Canis vulpes—var., melanogaster). Spanish: Zorro.
      • Spanish Lynx (Felis pardina). Spanish: Gato cierval, Lince.
      • Wild-Cat (Felis catus). Spanish: Gato montés, Gato castellano, or romano.
      • Genet (Viverra genetta). Spanish: Gineta.
      • Marten (Mustela foina). Spanish: Foina, Garduño.
      • Polecat (Mustela putorius)—"Turón.." Otter (Lutra vulgaris)—"Nutra," or "Nutria." Badger (Meles taxus)—"Tejón."
      • Weasel (Mustela vulgaris). Spanish: Comadreja, Rojizo.
      • Mongoose (Herpestes widdringtoni). Spanish: Melón.
      • PART II. SPRING-MIGRANTS TO SPAIN. WITH DATES OF ARRIVAL, Etc., IN ANDALUCIA.
      • PART III.
        • SPRING-NOTES IN NAVARRE. BY ALFRED CRAWHALL CHAPMAN.
        • SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES ON BIRDS. (SOUTHERN SPAIN.)
      • SPRING-NOTES IN NAVARRE. BY ALFRED CRAWHALL CHAPMAN.
      • SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES ON BIRDS. (SOUTHERN SPAIN.)
    • PART I. THE LARGE GAME OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL, WITH NOTES ON OTHER SPANISH MAMMALIA.
      • Red Deer (Cervus elaphus). Spanish: Ciervo, Venado.
      • Fallow Deer (Cervus dama). In Spanish: Gamo, Paleto.
      • The Roebuck in Spain. (Cervus capreolus.)
      • The Spanish Ibex (Capra hispanica).
      • Chamois (Antilope rupicapra). Spanish: Rebeco, Sario.
      • Bear (Ursus arctos). Spanish: Oso.
      • Wild Boar (Sus scrofa). Spanish: Javato, Javali.
      • Wolf (Canis lupus). Spanish: Lobo.
      • Fox (Canis vulpes—var., melanogaster). Spanish: Zorro.
      • Spanish Lynx (Felis pardina). Spanish: Gato cierval, Lince.
      • Wild-Cat (Felis catus). Spanish: Gato montés, Gato castellano, or romano.
      • Genet (Viverra genetta). Spanish: Gineta.
      • Marten (Mustela foina). Spanish: Foina, Garduño.
      • Polecat (Mustela putorius)—"Turón.." Otter (Lutra vulgaris)—"Nutra," or "Nutria." Badger (Meles taxus)—"Tejón."
      • Weasel (Mustela vulgaris). Spanish: Comadreja, Rojizo.
      • Mongoose (Herpestes widdringtoni). Spanish: Melón.
    • Red Deer (Cervus elaphus). Spanish: Ciervo, Venado.
    • Fallow Deer (Cervus dama). In Spanish: Gamo, Paleto.
    • The Roebuck in Spain. (Cervus capreolus.)
    • The Spanish Ibex (Capra hispanica).
    • Chamois (Antilope rupicapra). Spanish: Rebeco, Sario.
    • Bear (Ursus arctos). Spanish: Oso.
    • Wild Boar (Sus scrofa). Spanish: Javato, Javali.
    • Wolf (Canis lupus). Spanish: Lobo.
    • Fox (Canis vulpes—var., melanogaster). Spanish: Zorro.
    • Spanish Lynx (Felis pardina). Spanish: Gato cierval, Lince.
    • Wild-Cat (Felis catus). Spanish: Gato montés, Gato castellano, or romano.
    • Genet (Viverra genetta). Spanish: Gineta.
    • Marten (Mustela foina). Spanish: Foina, Garduño.
    • Polecat (Mustela putorius)—"Turón.." Otter (Lutra vulgaris)—"Nutra," or "Nutria." Badger (Meles taxus)—"Tejón."
    • Weasel (Mustela vulgaris). Spanish: Comadreja, Rojizo.
    • Mongoose (Herpestes widdringtoni). Spanish: Melón.
    • PART II. SPRING-MIGRANTS TO SPAIN. WITH DATES OF ARRIVAL, Etc., IN ANDALUCIA.
    • PART III.
      • SPRING-NOTES IN NAVARRE. BY ALFRED CRAWHALL CHAPMAN.
      • SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES ON BIRDS. (SOUTHERN SPAIN.)
    • SPRING-NOTES IN NAVARRE. BY ALFRED CRAWHALL CHAPMAN.
    • SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES ON BIRDS. (SOUTHERN SPAIN.)
    • GLOSSARY.
    • INDEX.
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