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 Volume 6

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 Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...258. Aleedo bicolor Temminck, Cat. Syst., 1807, 69.--Vieillot, Nouv. Diet. d'Hist. Nat., xix, 1818, 414 (Cayenne).--Bonnaterre and Vieillot, Enc. Melh., i, 1823, 290.--Lesson, Trait6 d'Om., 1831, 242. Alcedo bicolor Maximilian, Beitrag. Naturg. Bras., iv, 1832, 23.--Oabanib, in Schomburgk's Reis. Brit. Guiana, iii, 1848, 704. Ceryle bicolor Kaup, Verh. naturhist. Vereins Hessen, ii, 1848, 68 (Fam. Eisv., 1848, 8).--Pelzeln, Sitz. Ak. Wien, 1856, 515; Orn. Bras., i. abth., 1868, 23. Ceryle bicolor Boie, Isis, 1828, 316.--Bonaparte, Consp. Av., i, 1850, 160--Pelzeln, Orn. Bras., iv. abth., 1871, 404. Chloroceryle bicolor Reichenbach, Handb., Alced., 1851, 28, pi. 414, figs. 3118, 3119. Chloroceryle bicolor Burmeisteh, Syst. Ueb. Th. Braa., ii, 1856, 406. Amazonit bicolor Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, ii, 1854, 320 (Consp. Volucr. Anisod., 1854,10). (1)Alcedo maculaln Gmelin, Syst. Nat., i, pt. i, 1788, 451 (based on Ispida bra gffiawu naevia Brisson, Orn., iv, p. 524, no. 25, etc).--Latham, Index Orn., i, 1790, 258.--Bonnaterre and Vieillot, Enc. M6th., i, 1823, 293. CHLOROCERYLE NEA JENEA (Pallas). LEAST GREEN KINGFISHER. Adult male.--Above, including sides of head, dark metallic green, darker and less glossy on pileum, the scapulars (especially the posterior ones) with concealed portion extensively white; outer webs of secondaries with distinct (though small) spots of buff or buffy white; primaries dull black or slate-black; tail dark metallic green, bluish green, or greenish blue-black, the inner webs of rectrices (except middle and outer pairs) with a greater or less number of white spots, the three outer rectrices wholly white basally, the fourth partly so; an elongated supraloral spot of ochraceous-buff; an indistinct whitish mark...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236880838
  • 9781236880833