223 illustrations of birds including: parakeet, parrot, partridge, passenger pigeon, pastor, pavao, peacock, pelican, penguin, petrel, pewee, phalarope, pheasant, philydor, phoebe, piculet, pie, pigeon, pinc-pinc, pintail, pipit, pitta, plant-cutter, plover, pochard, pogostemon, pork, pouter, promerops, psalurus, ptarmigan, puff, and puffin

" A genus of insessorial birds many of which are remarkable for the beauty of their plumage. They have a longish bill, an extensible tongue, and feed upon insects, soft fruits, and the saccharine juices of plants." -Marshall

Promerops Superba Bird

" A genus of insessorial birds many of which are remarkable for the beauty of their plumage. They have…

"A bird of the grouse family (Tetraonidae) distinguished from the true grouse by having the toes as well as the tarsi feathered. The willow-ptarmigan or willow-grouse occurs in great abundance in the arctic regions of America and in Norway, whence regions numbers are brought to the London market." -Marshall

Ptarmigan Bird

"A bird of the grouse family (Tetraonidae) distinguished from the true grouse by having the toes as…

The Palmchat (Dulus dominicus) is a small passerine bird in the Dulidae family.

Palmchat

The Palmchat (Dulus dominicus) is a small passerine bird in the Dulidae family.

"Drepanornis albertisi, D'Albertis' Bird of Paradise, is rufous-brown, with green throat and ante-ocular region, white belly and dusky breast; the sides of the last exhibit dark-edged bronzy plumes, which can be expanded like a fan, succeeded by long grey decomposed feathers with lilac margins; and small bluish tufts surmount the bare orbits and post-ocular region." A. H. Evans, 1900

D'Albertis' Bird of Paradise

"Drepanornis albertisi, D'Albertis' Bird of Paradise, is rufous-brown, with green throat and ante-ocular…

"Falcinellus speciosus, Long-tailed Bird of Paradise, is black with rainbow-like reflections; the broad plumes of the sides of the upper breast being banded with metallic blue and green, and having wide tips which open upwards into a fan; while the long pointed flank-feathers compose similarly coloured tufts." A. H. Evans

Long-tailed Bird of Paradise

"Falcinellus speciosus, Long-tailed Bird of Paradise, is black with rainbow-like reflections; the broad…

"Diphyllodes magnifica, Magnificent Bird of Paradise, has a brown head and under surface, green throat and breast-shield, orange-brown back surmounted by a double cape of straw-yellow upon red-brown, and long, curved steel-blue head, with two lines of brown feathers crossing each other at right angles, and for its blue feet." A. H. Evans, 1900

Magnificent Bird of Paradise

"Diphyllodes magnifica, Magnificent Bird of Paradise, has a brown head and under surface, green throat…

"Parotia sexpennis, the Six-wired Bird of Paradise, is bronzy- and purplish-black, having scale-like golden throat- and breast-feathers with green and blue reflections. A satiny white patch crosses the forehead; the occiput is green, blue, and purple, having two lateral tufts, from each of which spring three wires terminating in small black discs; while large, soft, erectile masses of black adorn each side of the body." A. H. Evans, 1900

Six-wired Bird of Paradise

"Parotia sexpennis, the Six-wired Bird of Paradise, is bronzy- and purplish-black, having scale-like…

Parakeets can be found in the wild in Florida. They are members of the parrot family.  They have a soft, fleshy, mobile tongue and can learn to talk.

Parakeet

Parakeets can be found in the wild in Florida. They are members of the parrot family. They have a soft,…

The alexandrine parakeet is a long-tailed species, originally brought back from India by Alexander the Great.

Alexanderine Parakeet

The alexandrine parakeet is a long-tailed species, originally brought back from India by Alexander the…

A carolina parakeet perched on a branch.

Carolina Parakeet

A carolina parakeet perched on a branch.

A bird parrot with two long tail feathers.

Rachet Tailed Parakeet

A bird parrot with two long tail feathers.

Sociable in their dispositions, they assemble in more or less numerous bands, and make the forests re-echo with their loud cries. (Figuier, 1869).

Ringed Parakeet

Sociable in their dispositions, they assemble in more or less numerous bands, and make the forests re-echo…

The Nymphicus uvaeesis, Uvaean Parakeet, has a dark coloured face, black beak, green plumage and crest, a yellowish underside, and blue patches on the wings and tail.

Uvaean Parakeet

The Nymphicus uvaeesis, Uvaean Parakeet, has a dark coloured face, black beak, green plumage and crest,…

Usually living around small mountain streams, large spiders have been known to attack and eat the vrested pardalotte, which averages only three inches in length.

Crested Pardalotte

Usually living around small mountain streams, large spiders have been known to attack and eat the vrested…

"They are highly esteemed for their vivacity and gentleness, and the facility with which they learn to talk."

Rosella Parrakeet

"They are highly esteemed for their vivacity and gentleness, and the facility with which they learn…

"Conuropsis carolinensis. Carolina Parroquet. Green; head yellow; face red; bill white; feet flesh-color; wings more or less variegated with blue and yellow. Sexes alike." Elliot Coues, 1884

Carolina Parroquet

"Conuropsis carolinensis. Carolina Parroquet. Green; head yellow; face red; bill white; feet flesh-color;…

"Conuropsis carolinensis. Carolina Parroquet. Green; head yellow; face red; bill white; feet flesh-color; wings more or less variegated with blue and yellow. Sexes alike." Elliot Coues, 1884

Carolina Parroquets

"Conuropsis carolinensis. Carolina Parroquet. Green; head yellow; face red; bill white; feet flesh-color;…

A climbing bird of brilliant color, having a fleshy tongue, and a short, hooked bill toothed above.

Parrot

A climbing bird of brilliant color, having a fleshy tongue, and a short, hooked bill toothed above.

A genus of tropical birds classes with the climbers. The genus includes many beautiful species, most of them being distinguished by their brilliant and gaudy plumage. They have a hooked bill and live largely in trees, in which the bill aids them in climbing.

Parrot

A genus of tropical birds classes with the climbers. The genus includes many beautiful species, most…

A south American parrot.

Amazon Parrot

A south American parrot.

The Carolina parrot is native to Guiana, but can be found as far north as Virginia. They often travel in flocks of thirty or forty, roosting together inside of hollow trees.

Carolina Parrot

The Carolina parrot is native to Guiana, but can be found as far north as Virginia. They often travel…

The extinct crested parrot of Mauritius.

Crested Parrot of Mauitius

The extinct crested parrot of Mauritius.

Somewhat larger than the common cross-bill, the parrot cross-bill largely resembles its habits.

Crossbill Parrot

Somewhat larger than the common cross-bill, the parrot cross-bill largely resembles its habits.

The Elegant Parrot (Neophema elegans) is a grass parakeet with the synonym Euphema elegans native to Australia.

Elegant Parrot

The Elegant Parrot (Neophema elegans) is a grass parakeet with the synonym Euphema elegans native to…

"Parrot is the popular name for any individual of a well-known group of birds from the warmer regions of the globe, remarkable for the brilliant, and in some cases gaudy, coloration of their plumage, and the facility with which many of them acquire and repeat words and phrases."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Gray Parrot

"Parrot is the popular name for any individual of a well-known group of birds from the warmer regions…

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what they hear. (Figuier, 1869).

Green Parrot

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what…

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what they hear. (Figuier, 1869).

Grey Parrot

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what…

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what they hear. (Figuier, 1869).

Grey Parrot

Parrots are much appreciated on account of their memory, and also for their habit of repeating what…

A medium-sized parrot about 12 inches long. A predominantly grey bird, native to Africa.

Grey Parrot

A medium-sized parrot about 12 inches long. A predominantly grey bird, native to Africa.

"Psittacus erithacus, the Grey Parrot, which ranges across Equatorial Africa, is ashy-grey, with black primaries, red tail, and whitish naked face." A. H. Evans, 1900

Grey Parrot

"Psittacus erithacus, the Grey Parrot, which ranges across Equatorial Africa, is ashy-grey, with black…

The long-billed parrot (<em>nestor productus</em>) is thought to be the connecting link between parrots and cockatoos. It is native to Australia and Norfolk Island.

Long-Billed Parrot

The long-billed parrot (nestor productus) is thought to be the connecting link between parrots…

The extinct Phillip-Island parrot.

Philip Island Parrot

The extinct Phillip-Island parrot.

A common Indian parrot.

Ring Parrot

A common Indian parrot.

A parrot having a large erectile nuchal chest.

South American Hawk Parrot

A parrot having a large erectile nuchal chest.

Parrots perched in the leaves of a tree.

Parrots

Parrots perched in the leaves of a tree.

"The Gray Parrot, or Jaco, belongs to the west coast of Africa."

Gray Parrots

"The Gray Parrot, or Jaco, belongs to the west coast of Africa."

Partridge, a game bird belonging to the grouse family.

Partridge

Partridge, a game bird belonging to the grouse family.

Partridge, a game bird belonging to the grouse family.

Partridge

Partridge, a game bird belonging to the grouse family.

A partridge along the ground.

Partridge

A partridge along the ground.

A genus of birds of the grouse family, including a number of widely different species of game birs, and distributed more or less in all the continents. In color the common partridge is ash-gray with markings of brown and black . They body is round and stout, and measures about twelve inches in length. Its wings and tail are short, the bill is heavy, and the tarsi and toes are naked.

Partridge

A genus of birds of the grouse family, including a number of widely different species of game birs,…

A partridge from the genus, Perdix.

Partridge

A partridge from the genus, Perdix.

A red-legged partridge; Perdix rubra.

Partridge

A red-legged partridge; Perdix rubra.

Found in California, the California partridge averages aproximately nine and a quarter inches in length, with a crest of six long feathers on its head.

California Partridge

Found in California, the California partridge averages aproximately nine and a quarter inches in length,…

"Lophortyx californica. Californian Partridge. Valley Quail. Male: With a small white line from bill to eye; forehead whitish with black lines; occiput smoky-brown; nuchal and cervical feathers with very dark edging and shaft-lines, and fine whitish speckling. General color of upper parts ashy, with strong olive-brown gloss, the edging of the inner quills brownish-orange. Fore breast slaty-blue; other under parts tawny, deepening centrally into rich golden-brown or orange-chestnut, all the feathers sharply edged with jet-black; sides olive-ashy like the back, with sharp white stripes; vent, flanks, and crissum tawny, with dark stripes." Elliot Coues, 1884

Californian Partridge

"Lophortyx californica. Californian Partridge. Valley Quail. Male: With a small white line from bill…

The common partridge of Europe, or gray partridge, is found throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. Its diet consists of grains, seeds, tender herbage, and insects.

Common Partridge of Europe

The common partridge of Europe, or gray partridge, is found throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. Its…

The male and female are green in color and have sarlet colored skin around the eyes. Usually small and very round in shape.

Crested Wood Partridge

The male and female are green in color and have sarlet colored skin around the eyes. Usually small and…

"Coturnix. Bill smaller and much slenderer than that of any of the foregoing genera of Odontophorinae; nasal fossae feathered, except on the tumid nasal scale. Wings of moderate length, little vaulted and not rounded, pointed by the 1st-3d quills, the 1st not shorter than the next. First primary emarginate on inner web; 2d and 3d sinuate on outer web. Tail extremely short and slight, not half as long as the wing, pointed, its feathers very soft, the central pair lanceolate. Feet small; tarsus shorter than middle toe and claw, slightly feathered above in front, with two rows of alternating large scutella in front, two rows of smaller rounded scales meeting in a ridge behind, the sides filled in with small plates. Size smaller than that of any of the foregoing species; pattern of coloration somewhat as in Ortyx; sexes nearly alike." Elliot Coues, 1884

European Partridge

"Coturnix. Bill smaller and much slenderer than that of any of the foregoing genera of Odontophorinae;…

"Lophortyx gambeli. Gambel's Partridge. Arizona Quail. Male: Without white loral line; forehead black with whitish lines; occiput chestnut; nuchal and cervical feathers with dark shaft lines, but few dark edgings or none, and no white specking. General color of upper parts clear ash, the edging of the inner quills white. Fore-breast like the back; other under parts whitish, the middle of the belly with a large jet-black patch; sides rich purplish-chestnut, with sharp white stripes; vent, flanks and crissum white with dusky streaks. Bill black, iris brown. Besides lacking the definite head-markings, the female wants the black abdominal area, where the feathers are whitish with dark lengthwise touches; crest dark brown, not recurved, and fewer-feathered than that of a cock. Top of had grayish-brown, nearly uniform from bill to nape; throat grayish-white with slight dark pencilling." Elliot Coues, 1884

Gambel's Partridge

"Lophortyx gambeli. Gambel's Partridge. Arizona Quail. Male: Without white loral line; forehead black…

An illustration of a standing massena partridge.

Massena Partridge

An illustration of a standing massena partridge.

An illustration of a sitting massena partridge.

Massena Partridge

An illustration of a sitting massena partridge.

The red-legged partridge (or Gurnsey partridge) averages thirteen inches and length and is found in Southern Europe.

Red-Legged Partridge

The red-legged partridge (or Gurnsey partridge) averages thirteen inches and length and is found in…

"The red-legged partridge with wings fully extended as in rapid flight."&mdash;Pettigrew, 1874

Red-Legged Partridge

"The red-legged partridge with wings fully extended as in rapid flight."—Pettigrew, 1874

An assortment of passeres, one order of birds. The legs, feet, and talons are generally smaller than those of predatory birds.

Passeres

An assortment of passeres, one order of birds. The legs, feet, and talons are generally smaller than…

Resembling a starling, the rose-colored pastor can often be found living in the vicinity of livestock, where it mounts their backs and eats the insects imbedded in their hair.

Rose-Colored Pastor

Resembling a starling, the rose-colored pastor can often be found living in the vicinity of livestock,…

The bloody pavao (<em>coracina scutata</em>) is a mostly black bird, which gets its name from the blood red feathers on its neck and breast resembling a wound.

Bloody Pavao

The bloody pavao (coracina scutata) is a mostly black bird, which gets its name from the blood…

At the commencement of spring the male displays to the females all the splendor of his plumage; he struts, spreads his tail, and delights at the sight of his own figure, (Figuier, 1869).

Peacock

At the commencement of spring the male displays to the females all the splendor of his plumage; he struts,…

"The animal struts about, and, lifting its tail in the air, spreads it like a fan, and seems to be very foolishly proud of its beauty" (Hooker, 1886).

Peacock

"The animal struts about, and, lifting its tail in the air, spreads it like a fan, and seems to be very…

The peacock is in the pheasant family

Peacock

The peacock is in the pheasant family

A peacock pirched high upon a branch.

Peacock

A peacock pirched high upon a branch.

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have been domesticated in Europe and Asia.

Peacock

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have…