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Image from page 7 of "British sea birds .." (1896)

Identifier: britishseabirds00dixo

Title: British sea birds ..

Year: 1896 (1890s)

Authors: Dixon, Charles, 1858-

Subjects: Sea birds

Publisher: London, Bliss, Sands and Foster

Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries

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r 2/-;the charge for this is 6d. in addition, A NEW SERIES,OFFERING EQUALLY EXTRAORDINARY VALUE. THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. By Oliver Goldsmith, with careful reproductions of the whole of the Illustrations by WilliamMulready, R.A. a facsimile and verbatim reprint of the First MulreadyEdition. 320 pages, large crown 8vo. GULLIVERS TRAVELS. By Jonathan Swift, with re-productions of the original plates. A verbatim reprint of the First Edition.320 pages. Uniform with the Vicar of Wakefield. T/ie ahove vporks are both re-set from nevs type, nvith title-pages in red andblack, designed by J. Walter West, and are printed on choice paper, andbound in ttvo styles: {a) Cloth extra, gilt lettered on back, gilt top, and gilt panel on front, price 2/6.[b) cloth extra, gilt lettered on back and front, gilt edges, and pro-fusely decorated with gold on front and back, price 3jQ. SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION LIBRARIES 3 9088 00064 3619


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BLACK-BACKED GULL AND COMMON TERN. Chapters /^/British Sea Birds By CHARLES DIXON AUTHOR OF THE GAME BIRDS AND WILD FOWL OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS ; the NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS ; ANNALS OF BIRD-LIFE the MIGRATION OF BRITISH BIRDS ; ETC. ETC. WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS CHARLES WHYMPER LONDONBLISS, SANDS AND FOSTER V / 0 ^ / o DEDICATION TO 3obn Milliam pease, B.C.Ol. [Pendower, Newcastle-upon-Tyne]AS A SMALL BUT CORDIAL TOKEN OF ESTEEM ^bls IDolume (6 JnsctibcD BYTHE AUTHOR. ^ ^0^OC0•W; ^\ / CONTENTS CHAPTER I.GULLS AND TERNS. The Gull Family—Changes of Plumage—Characteristics—Great Black-backedGull—Lesser Black-backed Gull—Herring Gull—Common Gull—Kitti-wake—Black-headed Gull—Skuas—Great Skua—Richardsons Skua—Terns—Sandwich Tern—Common Tern—Arctic Tern—Roseate Tern—Lesser Tern—Black Tern Pages 13-60 CHAPTER n. PLOVERS AND SANDPIPERS. Characteristics and Affinities—Changes of Plumage—Structural Characters—Oyster-catcher—Ringed Plover—K



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