The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2) A complete, scientific and popular account of the 372 species of birds found in the state
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The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2) A complete, scientific and popular account of the 372 species of birds found in the state

By John Hooper Bowles, William Leon Dawson
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Table of Contents
  • The Birds of Washington
  • EXPLANATORY.
    • TABLE OF COMPARISONS.
    • KEY OF ABBREVIATIONS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
  • LIST OF FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • Corvidæ—The Crows and Jays
      • No. 1. NORTHERN RAVEN.
      • No. 2. MEXICAN RAVEN.
      • No. 3. WESTERN CROW.
      • No. 4. NORTHWEST CROW.
      • No. 5. CLARK’S NUTCRACKER.
      • No. 6. PINON JAY.
      • No. 7. AMERICAN MAGPIE.
      • No. 8. CALIFORNIA JAY.
      • No. 9. STELLER’S JAY.
      • No. 10. GRINNELL’S JAY.
      • No. 11. BLACK-HEADED JAY.
      • No. 12. WHITE-HEADED JAY.
      • No. 13. OREGON JAY.
      • No. 14. GRAY JAY.
    • No. 1. NORTHERN RAVEN.
    • No. 2. MEXICAN RAVEN.
    • No. 3. WESTERN CROW.
    • No. 4. NORTHWEST CROW.
    • No. 5. CLARK’S NUTCRACKER.
    • No. 6. PINON JAY.
    • No. 7. AMERICAN MAGPIE.
    • No. 8. CALIFORNIA JAY.
    • No. 9. STELLER’S JAY.
    • No. 10. GRINNELL’S JAY.
    • No. 11. BLACK-HEADED JAY.
    • No. 12. WHITE-HEADED JAY.
    • No. 13. OREGON JAY.
    • No. 14. GRAY JAY.
    • Icteridæ—The Troupials
      • No. 15. COWBIRD.
      • No. 16. BREWER’S BLACKBIRD.
      • No. 17. BULLOCK’S ORIOLE.
      • No. 18. CALIFORNIAN BICOLORED BLACKBIRD.
      • No. 19. COLUMBIAN RED-WING.
      • No. 20. NORTHWESTERN RED-WING.
      • No. 21. YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD.
      • No. 22. WESTERN MEADOWLARK.
    • No. 15. COWBIRD.
    • No. 16. BREWER’S BLACKBIRD.
    • No. 17. BULLOCK’S ORIOLE.
    • No. 18. CALIFORNIAN BICOLORED BLACKBIRD.
    • No. 19. COLUMBIAN RED-WING.
    • No. 20. NORTHWESTERN RED-WING.
    • No. 21. YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD.
    • No. 22. WESTERN MEADOWLARK.
    • Fringillidæ—The Finches
      • No. 23. WESTERN EVENING GROSBEAK.
      • No. 24. ALASKAN PINE GROSBEAK.
      • No. 25. AMERICAN CROSSBILL.
      • No. 26. WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL.
      • No. 27. GRAY-CROWNED LEUCOSTICTE.
      • No. 28. HEPBURN’S LEUCOSTICTE.
      • No. 29. REDPOLL.
      • No. 30. PINE SISKIN
      • No. 31. WESTERN GOLDFINCH.
      • No. 32. WILLOW GOLDFINCH.
      • No. 33. CASSIN’S PURPLE FINCH.
      • No. 34. CALIFORNIA PURPLE FINCH.
      • No. 35. ENGLISH SPARROW.
      • No. 36. SNOWFLAKE.
      • No. 37. ALASKAN LONGSPUR.
      • No. 38. WESTERN LARK SPARROW.
      • No. 39. WESTERN VESPER SPARROW.
      • No. 40. OREGON VESPER SPARROW.
      • No. 41. SANDWICH SPARROW.
      • No. 42. SAVANNA SPARROW.
      • No. 43. WESTERN SAVANNA SPARROW.
      • No. 44. DESERT SPARROW.
      • No. 45. SAGE SPARROW.
      • No. 46. SLATE-COLORED JUNCO.
      • No. 47. OREGON JUNCO.
      • No. 48. SHUFELDT’S JUNCO.
      • No. 49. WESTERN TREE SPARROW.
      • No. 50. WESTERN CHIPPING SPARROW.
      • No. 51. BREWER’S SPARROW.
      • No. 52. GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW.
      • No. 53. GAMBEL’S SPARROW.
      • No. 54. NUTTALL’S SPARROW.
      • No. 55. MOUNTAIN SONG SPARROW.
      • No. 56. MERRILL’S SONG SPARROW.
      • No. 57. RUSTY SONG SPARROW.
      • No. 58. SOOTY SONG SPARROW.
      • No. 59. LINCOLN’S SPARROW.
      • No. 60. KADIAK FOX SPARROW.
      • No. 61. TOWNSEND’S SPARROW.
      • No. 62. SOOTY FOX SPARROW.
      • No. 63. SLATE-COLORED SPARROW.
      • No. 64. GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE.
      • No. 65. SPURRED TOWHEE.
      • No. 66. OREGON TOWHEE.
      • No. 67. LAZULI BUNTING.
      • No. 68. BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK.
    • No. 23. WESTERN EVENING GROSBEAK.
    • No. 24. ALASKAN PINE GROSBEAK.
    • No. 25. AMERICAN CROSSBILL.
    • No. 26. WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL.
    • No. 27. GRAY-CROWNED LEUCOSTICTE.
    • No. 28. HEPBURN’S LEUCOSTICTE.
    • No. 29. REDPOLL.
    • No. 30. PINE SISKIN
    • No. 31. WESTERN GOLDFINCH.
    • No. 32. WILLOW GOLDFINCH.
    • No. 33. CASSIN’S PURPLE FINCH.
    • No. 34. CALIFORNIA PURPLE FINCH.
    • No. 35. ENGLISH SPARROW.
    • No. 36. SNOWFLAKE.
    • No. 37. ALASKAN LONGSPUR.
    • No. 38. WESTERN LARK SPARROW.
    • No. 39. WESTERN VESPER SPARROW.
    • No. 40. OREGON VESPER SPARROW.
    • No. 41. SANDWICH SPARROW.
    • No. 42. SAVANNA SPARROW.
    • No. 43. WESTERN SAVANNA SPARROW.
    • No. 44. DESERT SPARROW.
    • No. 45. SAGE SPARROW.
    • No. 46. SLATE-COLORED JUNCO.
    • No. 47. OREGON JUNCO.
    • No. 48. SHUFELDT’S JUNCO.
    • No. 49. WESTERN TREE SPARROW.
    • No. 50. WESTERN CHIPPING SPARROW.
    • No. 51. BREWER’S SPARROW.
    • No. 52. GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW.
    • No. 53. GAMBEL’S SPARROW.
    • No. 54. NUTTALL’S SPARROW.
    • No. 55. MOUNTAIN SONG SPARROW.
    • No. 56. MERRILL’S SONG SPARROW.
    • No. 57. RUSTY SONG SPARROW.
    • No. 58. SOOTY SONG SPARROW.
    • No. 59. LINCOLN’S SPARROW.
    • No. 60. KADIAK FOX SPARROW.
    • No. 61. TOWNSEND’S SPARROW.
    • No. 62. SOOTY FOX SPARROW.
    • No. 63. SLATE-COLORED SPARROW.
    • No. 64. GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE.
    • No. 65. SPURRED TOWHEE.
    • No. 66. OREGON TOWHEE.
    • No. 67. LAZULI BUNTING.
    • No. 68. BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK.
    • Tanagridæ—The Tanagers
      • No. 69. CRIMSON-HEADED TANAGER.
    • No. 69. CRIMSON-HEADED TANAGER.
    • Mniotiltidæ—The Wood Warblers
      • No. 70. ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER.
      • No. 71. LUTESCENT WARBLER.
      • No. 72. CALAVERAS WARBLER.
      • No. 73. YELLOW WARBLER.
      • No. 74. MYRTLE WARBLER.
      • No. 75. AUDUBON’S WARBLER.
      • No. 76. BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER.
      • No. 77. TOWNSEND’S WARBLER.
      • No. 78. HERMIT WARBLER.
      • No. 79. TOLMIE’S WARBLER.
      • No. 80. GRINNELL’S WATER-THRUSH.
      • No. 81. WESTERN YELLOW-THROAT.
      • No. 82. THE PACIFIC YELLOW-THROAT.
      • No. 83. WESTERN CHAT.
      • No. 84. PILEOLATED WARBLER.
      • No. 85. GOLDEN WARBLER.
      • No. 86. AMERICAN REDSTART.
    • No. 70. ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER.
    • No. 71. LUTESCENT WARBLER.
    • No. 72. CALAVERAS WARBLER.
    • No. 73. YELLOW WARBLER.
    • No. 74. MYRTLE WARBLER.
    • No. 75. AUDUBON’S WARBLER.
    • No. 76. BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER.
    • No. 77. TOWNSEND’S WARBLER.
    • No. 78. HERMIT WARBLER.
    • No. 79. TOLMIE’S WARBLER.
    • No. 80. GRINNELL’S WATER-THRUSH.
    • No. 81. WESTERN YELLOW-THROAT.
    • No. 82. THE PACIFIC YELLOW-THROAT.
    • No. 83. WESTERN CHAT.
    • No. 84. PILEOLATED WARBLER.
    • No. 85. GOLDEN WARBLER.
    • No. 86. AMERICAN REDSTART.
    • Alaudidæ—The Larks
      • No. 87. ALASKA HORNED LARK.
      • No. 88. COLUMBIAN HORNED LARK.
      • No. 89. PACIFIC HORNED LARK.
    • No. 87. ALASKA HORNED LARK.
    • No. 88. COLUMBIAN HORNED LARK.
    • No. 89. PACIFIC HORNED LARK.
    • Motacillidæ—The Wagtails and Pipits
      • No. 90. AMERICAN PIPIT.
    • No. 90. AMERICAN PIPIT.
    • Turdidæ—The Thrushes
      • No. 91. TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE.
      • No. 92. WILLOW THRUSH.
      • No. 93. RUSSET-BACKED THRUSH.
      • No. 94. OLIVE-BACKED THRUSH.
      • No. 95. ALASKA HERMIT THRUSH.
      • No. 96. SIERRA HERMIT THRUSH.
      • No. 97. DWARF HERMIT THRUSH.
      • No. 98. AMERICAN ROBIN.
      • No. 99. WESTERN ROBIN.
      • No. 100. VARIED THRUSH.
      • No. 101. WESTERN BLUEBIRD.
      • No. 102. MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD.
    • No. 91. TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE.
    • No. 92. WILLOW THRUSH.
    • No. 93. RUSSET-BACKED THRUSH.
    • No. 94. OLIVE-BACKED THRUSH.
    • No. 95. ALASKA HERMIT THRUSH.
    • No. 96. SIERRA HERMIT THRUSH.
    • No. 97. DWARF HERMIT THRUSH.
    • No. 98. AMERICAN ROBIN.
    • No. 99. WESTERN ROBIN.
    • No. 100. VARIED THRUSH.
    • No. 101. WESTERN BLUEBIRD.
    • No. 102. MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD.
    • Sylviidæ—The Old World Warblers, Kinglets, and Gnatcatchers
      • No. 103. WESTERN GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET.
      • No. 104. RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET.
      • No. 105. SITKAN KINGLET.
    • No. 103. WESTERN GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET.
    • No. 104. RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET.
    • No. 105. SITKAN KINGLET.
    • Paridæ—The Titmice
      • No. 106. CHICKADEE.
      • No. 107. OREGON CHICKADEE.
      • No. 108. MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE.
      • No. 109. CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE.
      • No. 110. BUSH-TIT.
    • No. 106. CHICKADEE.
    • No. 107. OREGON CHICKADEE.
    • No. 108. MOUNTAIN CHICKADEE.
    • No. 109. CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE.
    • No. 110. BUSH-TIT.
    • Sittidæ—The Nuthatches
      • No. 111. SLENDER-BILLED NUTHATCH.
      • No. 112. RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH.
      • No. 113. PYGMY NUTHATCH.
    • No. 111. SLENDER-BILLED NUTHATCH.
    • No. 112. RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH.
    • No. 113. PYGMY NUTHATCH.
    • Certhiidæ—The Creepers
      • No. 114. SIERRA CREEPER.
      • No. 115. TAWNY CREEPER.
    • No. 114. SIERRA CREEPER.
    • No. 115. TAWNY CREEPER.
    • Troglodytidæ—The Wrens
      • No. 116. WESTERN MARSH WREN.
      • No. 117. TULE WREN.
      • No. 118. SEATTLE WREN.
      • No. 119. WESTERN HOUSE WREN.
      • No. 120. WESTERN WINTER WREN.
      • No. 121. ROCK WREN.
      • No. 122. CANYON WREN.
    • No. 116. WESTERN MARSH WREN.
    • No. 117. TULE WREN.
    • No. 118. SEATTLE WREN.
    • No. 119. WESTERN HOUSE WREN.
    • No. 120. WESTERN WINTER WREN.
    • No. 121. ROCK WREN.
    • No. 122. CANYON WREN.
    • Mimidæ—The Mockingbirds
      • No. 123. SAGE THRASHER.
      • No. 124. CATBIRD.
    • No. 123. SAGE THRASHER.
    • No. 124. CATBIRD.
    • Cinclidæ—The Dippers
      • No. 125. AMERICAN WATER OUZEL.
    • No. 125. AMERICAN WATER OUZEL.
    • Hirundinidæ—The Swallows
      • No. 126. PURPLE MARTIN.
      • No. 127. CLIFF SWALLOW.
      • No. 128. ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW.
      • No. 129. BANK SWALLOW.
      • No. 130. AMERICAN BARN SWALLOW.
      • No. 131. TREE SWALLOW.
      • No. 132. VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW.
    • No. 126. PURPLE MARTIN.
    • No. 127. CLIFF SWALLOW.
    • No. 128. ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW.
    • No. 129. BANK SWALLOW.
    • No. 130. AMERICAN BARN SWALLOW.
    • No. 131. TREE SWALLOW.
    • No. 132. VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW.
    • Ampelidæ—The Waxwings
      • No. 133. BOHEMIAN WAXWING.
      • No. 134. CEDAR WAXWING.
    • No. 133. BOHEMIAN WAXWING.
    • No. 134. CEDAR WAXWING.
    • Laniidæ—The Shrikes
      • No. 135. NORTHERN SHRIKE.
      • No. 136. WHITE-RUMPED SHRIKE.
      • No. 137. CALIFORNIA SHRIKE.
    • No. 135. NORTHERN SHRIKE.
    • No. 136. WHITE-RUMPED SHRIKE.
    • No. 137. CALIFORNIA SHRIKE.
    • Vireonidæ—The Vireos
      • No. 138. RED-EYED VIREO.
      • No. 139. WESTERN WARBLING VIREO.
      • No. 140. CASSIN’S VIREO.
      • No. 141. ANTHONY’S VIREO.
    • No. 138. RED-EYED VIREO.
    • No. 139. WESTERN WARBLING VIREO.
    • No. 140. CASSIN’S VIREO.
    • No. 141. ANTHONY’S VIREO.
    • Tyrannidæ—The Tyrant Flycatchers
      • No. 142. KINGBIRD.
      • No. 143. WESTERN KINGBIRD.
      • No. 144. ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
      • No. 145. SAY’S PEWEE.
      • No. 146. OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER.
      • No. 147. WESTERN WOOD PEWEE.
      • No. 148. WESTERN FLYCATCHER.
      • No. 149. TRAILL’S FLYCATCHER.
      • No. 150. HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER.
      • No. 151. WRIGHT’S FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 142. KINGBIRD.
    • No. 143. WESTERN KINGBIRD.
    • No. 144. ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 145. SAY’S PEWEE.
    • No. 146. OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 147. WESTERN WOOD PEWEE.
    • No. 148. WESTERN FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 149. TRAILL’S FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 150. HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER.
    • No. 151. WRIGHT’S FLYCATCHER.
    • Trochilidæ—The Hummingbirds
      • No. 152. BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD.
      • No. 153. RUFOUS HUMMER.
      • No. 154. ALLEN’S HUMMINGBIRD.
      • No. 155. CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD.
    • No. 152. BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD.
    • No. 153. RUFOUS HUMMER.
    • No. 154. ALLEN’S HUMMINGBIRD.
    • No. 155. CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD.
    • Caprimulgidæ—The Nighthawks (Goatsuckers, etc.)
      • No. 156. POORWILL.
      • No. 157. PACIFIC NIGHTHAWK
      • No. 158. WESTERN NIGHTHAWK.
    • No. 156. POORWILL.
    • No. 157. PACIFIC NIGHTHAWK
    • No. 158. WESTERN NIGHTHAWK.
    • Micropodidæ—The Swifts
      • No. 159. BLACK SWIFT.
      • No. 160. VAUX’S SWIFT.
      • No. 161. WHITE-THROATED SWIFT.
    • No. 159. BLACK SWIFT.
    • No. 160. VAUX’S SWIFT.
    • No. 161. WHITE-THROATED SWIFT.
    • Picidæ—The Woodpeckers
      • No. 162. ROCKY MOUNTAIN HAIRY WOODPECKER.
      • No. 163. CABANIS’S WOODPECKER.
      • No. 164. HARRIS’S WOODPECKER.
      • No. 165. DOWNY WOODPECKER.
      • No. 166. BATCHELDER’S WOODPECKER.
      • No. 167. GAIRDNER’S WOODPECKER.
      • No. 168. WHITE-HEADED WOODPECKER.
      • No. 169. ARCTIC THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
      • No. 170. ALASKAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
      • No. 171. RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER.
      • No. 172. RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER.
      • No. 173. NORTHWEST SAPSUCKER.
      • No. 174. WILLIAMSON’S SAPSUCKER.
      • No. 175. NORTHERN PILEATED WOODPECKER.
      • No. 176. LEWIS’S WOODPECKER.
      • No. 177. YELLOW-SHAFTED FLICKER.
      • No. 178. RED-SHAFTED FLICKER.
      • No. 179. NORTHWESTERN FLICKER.
    • No. 162. ROCKY MOUNTAIN HAIRY WOODPECKER.
    • No. 163. CABANIS’S WOODPECKER.
    • No. 164. HARRIS’S WOODPECKER.
    • No. 165. DOWNY WOODPECKER.
    • No. 166. BATCHELDER’S WOODPECKER.
    • No. 167. GAIRDNER’S WOODPECKER.
    • No. 168. WHITE-HEADED WOODPECKER.
    • No. 169. ARCTIC THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
    • No. 170. ALASKAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
    • No. 171. RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER.
    • No. 172. RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER.
    • No. 173. NORTHWEST SAPSUCKER.
    • No. 174. WILLIAMSON’S SAPSUCKER.
    • No. 175. NORTHERN PILEATED WOODPECKER.
    • No. 176. LEWIS’S WOODPECKER.
    • No. 177. YELLOW-SHAFTED FLICKER.
    • No. 178. RED-SHAFTED FLICKER.
    • No. 179. NORTHWESTERN FLICKER.
    • Cuculidæ—The Cuckoos
      • No. 180. CALIFORNIA CUCKOO.
    • No. 180. CALIFORNIA CUCKOO.
    • Alcedinidæ—The Kingfishers
      • No. 181. BELTED KINGFISHER.
    • No. 181. BELTED KINGFISHER.
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