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American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature
In the 1700's and 1800's naturalists used their scientific knowledge to draw birds with great detail. The most famous bird paintings were by the naturalist artists John Gould (1804-1881) and John J. Audubon (1785–1851).
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Alexander Wilson, author of the American Ornithology, native of Paisley, Scotland died 1813 aged 45 / drawn & engraved by J.J. Barralet.

Alexander Wilson, author of the American Ornithology, native of Paisle...

Print shows Alexander Wilson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, holding the barrel of a rifle and papers in his right hand; in oval. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on i... More

Loxia curvirostra from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

Loxia curvirostra from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a...

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kingfisher from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

kingfisher from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a colour...

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glandarius from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

glandarius from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a colour...

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Colymbus troile from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

Colymbus troile from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a c...

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fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured re...

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fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured re...

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Peasant dwellings, Upper Egypt
Ornithology

Ornithology

A mild election-year cartoon portraying Whig presidential candidate Winfield Scott (left) as a turkey and Democrat Franklin Pierce (right) as a gamecock. The two face each other from opposite sides of "Mason &... More

fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863"

fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, Apr...

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of ... More

people from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863"

people from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, Ap...

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fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863"

fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, Apr...

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fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863"

fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, Apr...

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fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, April 1863"

fauna from "The Ornithology of Formosa, or Taiwan. [From the Ibis, Apr...

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Architecture : ornementation des plafonds (Memphis & Thèbes -- XVIIIe. à XXXe. dynasties)
Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), Annie Beatrice van der Biest Thielan Wetmore (1910-1997), and John Warren Aldrich (1906-1995)

Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), Annie Beatrice van der Biest Thielan We...

Creator: American Ornithologists' Union..Subject: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978. Wetmore, Annie Beatrice. Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-. American Ornithologists' Union..Type: Black-and-white photographs..D... More

Carolina Amor de Fournier

Carolina Amor de Fournier

Description: Carolina Amor de Fournier was associated with the Mexican journal La Prensa Médica Mexicana and was editor of Hummingbirds and Orchids of Mexico (1963)...Creator/Photographer: Watson Davis..Medium:... More

The American ornithology, with twenty-six splendid coloured engravings by Alexander Wilson. With a life of the author by George Ord. In preparing this edition for the press, the original text of Wilson has been carefully preserved ... Harrsion H

The American ornithology, with twenty-six splendid coloured engravings...

On verso: Gift Estate of William C. Rives Apr. 1940 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... More

Wedgetail Shearwater #47,  7 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Wedgetail Shearwater #47, 7 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07695...Summary: Wedgetail Shearwater chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program... More

Laysan Albatross #4, 42 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Laysan Albatross #4, 42 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07693...Summary: Laysan Albatross chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program....... More

Brown Booby #22, one day old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Brown Booby #22, one day old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07691...Summary: Brown Booby chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program....Dates... More

Mary Livingston Ripley (d. 1996), S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), Salim Ali

Mary Livingston Ripley (d. 1996), S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), Salim ...

Description: In 1976 S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), ornithologist and eighth Smithsonian Secretary made a trip to India to conduct research with Salim Ali for their "Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan."... More

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Director John Fitzpatrick speaking at Washington, D.C. press conference announcing the rediscovery of a bird long believed to be extinct, the ivory-billed woodpecker, at Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Director John Fitzpatrick speaking a...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Turdus musicus. Thrush.
Peinture : retour du chasseur en barque (Béni-Haçen  -- XIIe. dynastie)
Sculpture : troupeau de grues & basse-cour des domaines de Teï (nécropole de Memphis -- Ve. dynastie)
American Coot.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Varie specie d'uccelli rappresentati nelle cacce. La maggior parte sono distinti coi loro antichi nomi scritti in geroglifici.
Altri uccelli, pipistrelli, farfalle ec. rappresentati nelle tombe.
Anser cinereus IN 'Zur vergleichenden Anatomie..' (Vogel - V. 5) 1900 by Max Fürbringer

Anser cinereus IN 'Zur vergleichenden Anatomie..' (Vogel - V. 5) 1900 ...

Collection of natural science, astronomy and ancient technology images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Close-up of hooded bird (crop) in 'Traité de Fauconnerie' by H Schlegel, 1853

Close-up of hooded bird (crop) in 'Traité de Fauconnerie' by H Schlege...

Collection of natural science, astronomy and ancient technology images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Le Groënlandais, Faucon Blanc Mué in 'Traité de Fauconnerie' by H Schlegel, 1853

Le Groënlandais, Faucon Blanc Mué in 'Traité de Fauconnerie' by H Schl...

Collection of natural science, astronomy and ancient technology images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Henri de Ferrières, Les Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Ratio 193

Henri de Ferrières, Les Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Ratio 193

Collection of medieval manuscript pages from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Livre des differentes especes d'oiseaux de la Chine (Huquier) 11

Livre des differentes especes d'oiseaux de la Chine (Huquier) 11

Collection of medieval manuscript pages from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Livre des differentes especes d'oiseaux de la Chine (Huquier) 37

Livre des differentes especes d'oiseaux de la Chine (Huquier) 37

Collection of medieval manuscript pages from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Vogelbuch by Conrad Gesner (1600 edition) (detail)

Vogelbuch by Conrad Gesner (1600 edition) (detail)

Collection of strange images from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

'Den Hvide Feröiske Ravn. Vorvus variegatus Faeröensis' by Peder Ascanius -1767 - Icones rerum naturalium

'Den Hvide Feröiske Ravn. Vorvus variegatus Faeröensis' by Peder Ascan...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

'Dronte'- the lost dodo portrait (17th cent.)

'Dronte'- the lost dodo portrait (17th cent.)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

a. Apocin Corne Cabrit. b. Ap. Hérissé. c. Mancelinier. d. Azédarach, e. Quebec, f. Karapaf des Poules. g. Scorpion, h. Bête à millepieds, i. et k. Areignées crabes, l. et m. Areignées à Cul rouge, n. leurs oeufs

a. Apocin Corne Cabrit. b. Ap. Hérissé. c. Mancelinier. d. Azédarach, ...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

A Godwit (migratory wading bird, Genus Limosa)

A Godwit (migratory wading bird, Genus Limosa)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Actenoides hombroni

Actenoides hombroni

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Aethopyga ignicauda (BHL)

Aethopyga ignicauda (BHL)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

AIGLE Verreaux, AQUILA Verreauxii, Less. (Cap de Bonne Esperance)

AIGLE Verreaux, AQUILA Verreauxii, Less. (Cap de Bonne Esperance)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Airone cenerino dell' America settentrionale

Airone cenerino dell' America settentrionale

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

American Goldfinch, Isaac Sprague

American Goldfinch, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Ardea Pavonina (Grue couronnee) + Psophia crepitans (Agami trompette)

Ardea Pavonina (Grue couronnee) + Psophia crepitans (Agami trompette)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Atlantic or common canaries - Serinus canaria

Atlantic or common canaries - Serinus canaria

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Atlantic Puffin

Atlantic Puffin

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Australian Nuthatch

Australian Nuthatch

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Barbary Falcon

Barbary Falcon

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Edward Lear - Barnard's parakeet - graphite and watercolor drawing (32)

Edward Lear - Barnard's parakeet - graphite and watercolor drawing (32...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album a

Bird Album a

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album b

Bird Album b

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album c (detail)

Bird Album c (detail)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album c

Bird Album c

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album d

Bird Album d

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album e

Bird Album e

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album f

Bird Album f

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album g (detail)

Bird Album g (detail)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album g

Bird Album g

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album h (detail)

Bird Album h (detail)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album h

Bird Album h

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album i (detail)

Bird Album i (detail)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album i

Bird Album i

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album j (detail)

Bird Album j (detail)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album j

Bird Album j

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bird Album

Bird Album

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Image from BibliOdyssey collection

Image from BibliOdyssey collection

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Black Fantail - Rhidura fuliginosa + Pied Fantail - Rhipidura plabellifera

Black Fantail - Rhidura fuliginosa + Pied Fantail - Rhipidura plabelli...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Black throated green warbler, Isaac Sprague

Black throated green warbler, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Edward Lear - Black-capped lory, hand-colored lithograph

Edward Lear - Black-capped lory, hand-colored lithograph

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Edward Lear - Blue parrot (Lear’s macaw) - graphite and watercolor drawing (22)

Edward Lear - Blue parrot (Lear’s macaw) - graphite and watercolor dra...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Brush-tailed marsupial mouse (Phascogale penicillata) - Gerard Krefft c. 1860 (slnsw)

Brush-tailed marsupial mouse (Phascogale penicillata) - Gerard Krefft ...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Bubo capensis

Bubo capensis

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Edward Lear - Calyptorhynchus baudinii. Baudin's cockatoo

Edward Lear - Calyptorhynchus baudinii. Baudin's cockatoo

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Cancellus maximus Bahamensis AND Lithophyton compressum obscure lutescens marginibus

Cancellus maximus Bahamensis AND Lithophyton compressum obscure lutesc...

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Cat bird, Isaac Sprague

Cat bird, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Cecropis hyperythra

Cecropis hyperythra

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Cedar waxwing, Isaac Sprague

Cedar waxwing, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Celeopicus castaneus + multifasciatus + rufus

Celeopicus castaneus + multifasciatus + rufus

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Chipping Sparrow, Isaac Sprague

Chipping Sparrow, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Colaptes collaris

Colaptes collaris

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Colibri col petto rosso maschio, e femmina

Colibri col petto rosso maschio, e femmina

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

COLIN de la Californie. male. Ortyx Californicus. Less.

COLIN de la Californie. male. Ortyx Californicus. Less.

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Columba livia domestica a

Columba livia domestica a

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Connecticut warbler, Isaac Sprague

Connecticut warbler, Isaac Sprague

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Coracias indica

Coracias indica

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Crane (Family Gruidae)

Crane (Family Gruidae)

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Edward Lear - Dark blue parrot, hand-colored lithograph

Edward Lear - Dark blue parrot, hand-colored lithograph

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Dendropicus fulviscapus + Celepicus fraseri + Mesopicus sanguinolentus

Dendropicus fulviscapus + Celepicus fraseri + Mesopicus sanguinolentus

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands a, 1818

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands a, 1818

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands b, 1818

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands b, 1818

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands c, 1818

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands c, 1818

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands d, 1818

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands d, 1818

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands e, 1818

Die Eier der Vögel Deutschlands e, 1818

Ornithology drawings collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

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