104 illustrations of birds including: quail, quelea, querula, quezal, rail, raven, razorbill, redpoll, redshank, redstart, reed-warbler, regulus, rhea, robin, roller, rook, rosella, and ruff

Also known as the kinglet, the golden-crested regulus is found throughout Europe and is noted for its cup-shaped nest of moss and feathers.

Golden-Crested Regulus

Also known as the kinglet, the golden-crested regulus is found throughout Europe and is noted for its…

A flightless bird, the rhea is closely related to the ostrich.

Rhea

A flightless bird, the rhea is closely related to the ostrich.

Also called the American Ostrich. "It inhabits the pampas of South America and the coolest valleys in Brazil, Chili and Peru."

The Rhea

Also called the American Ostrich. "It inhabits the pampas of South America and the coolest valleys in…

Found in Southern Pantagonia, the Pantagonian rhea's plumage is of a dark, mottled color.

Pantagonian Rhea

Found in Southern Pantagonia, the Pantagonian rhea's plumage is of a dark, mottled color.

An Australian bird of paradise. It is usually 12 inches long with a wing span of 6 inches. Mostly black with iridescent purple, violet, blue, and green.

Riflebird

An Australian bird of paradise. It is usually 12 inches long with a wing span of 6 inches. Mostly black…

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnanious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

Robin

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnanious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnacious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

Robin

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnacious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnacious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

Robin

The Robin is lively, pert, pugnacious, cheerful and a universal friend. (Figuier, 1869)

A robin on a tree branch

Robin

A robin on a tree branch

The head of a Robin.

Robin

The head of a Robin.

"Robin: Upper parts slate-color, with a shade of olive. Head black, the eyelids and a spot before the eye white, and the throat streaked with white. Quills of the wings dusky, edged with hoary ash, and with the color of the back. Tail blackish, the outer feather usually tipped with white. Underparts, to the vent, including the under wing-coverts and tibiae white, showing more or less plumbeous. Bill yellow, often with a dusky tip. Mouth yellow. Eyes dark brown. Feet blackish, the soles yellowish." Elliot Coues, 1884

Robin

"Robin: Upper parts slate-color, with a shade of olive. Head black, the eyelids and a spot before the…

The name applied to several species of birds of the warbler family, which are native to Europe. they are so named from the red breast of the male, the female having a breast of a yellowish-brown color. the robin in America is a species of thrush, and is much larger than the redbreast.

Robin Redbreast

The name applied to several species of birds of the warbler family, which are native to Europe. they…

Found in the temperate regions of Europe, the robin redbreast can often be found around homes.

European Robin Redbreast

Found in the temperate regions of Europe, the robin redbreast can often be found around homes.

The American Robin (known as the migratory thrush among naturalists) feeds on small insects and various berries.

American Robin

The American Robin (known as the migratory thrush among naturalists) feeds on small insects and various…

A large robin with a red and light brown breast.

American Robin

A large robin with a red and light brown breast.

The American Robin, Turdus migratorius, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after the European Robin because of the male's bright red breast, though the two species are not related. The American Robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering south of Canada from Florida to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan and Wisconsin. It has seven subspecies, but only T. m. confinis in the southwest is particularly distinctive, with pale gray-brown underparts.

American Robin

The American Robin, Turdus migratorius, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after…

A small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family, but is now considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae.

European Robin

A small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family, but is now considered…

An illustration of a European Robin.

European Robin

An illustration of a European Robin.

A Magpie robin perched on a branch.

Magpie Robin

A Magpie robin perched on a branch.

A small robin with a red breast.

Red Brest Robin

A small robin with a red breast.

The American Robin, Turdus migratorius, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after the European Robin because of the male's bright red breast, though the two species are not related. The American Robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering south of Canada from Florida to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan and Wisconsin. It has seven subspecies, but only T. m. confinis in the southwest is particularly distinctive, with pale gray-brown underparts.

Young American Robins

The American Robin, Turdus migratorius, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after…

Often called Plymouth Rocks. There are seven varieties: barred, blue, buff, Columbian, partridge, silver-penciled and white. They originated in the United States.

Pair of Barred Plymouth Rocks

Often called Plymouth Rocks. There are seven varieties: barred, blue, buff, Columbian, partridge, silver-penciled…

Rollers actually perform somersaults while flying.

Roller

Rollers actually perform somersaults while flying.

Rollers actually perform somersaults while flying.

Roller

Rollers actually perform somersaults while flying.

The Australian Roller (Eurystomas pacificus) is an Old World bird in the Coraciidae family.

Australian Roller on Branch

The Australian Roller (Eurystomas pacificus) is an Old World bird in the Coraciidae family.

The common roller, which subsists on a diet of fruits and insects. It builds its nests in the holes of trees, or sometimes in the banks of rivers.

Common Roller

The common roller, which subsists on a diet of fruits and insects. It builds its nests in the holes…

A common roller perched on a branch.

Common Roller

A common roller perched on a branch.

Greatly resembling the common crow, the rook is approximately nineteen inches in length and feeds on insects and worms.

Rook

Greatly resembling the common crow, the rook is approximately nineteen inches in length and feeds on…

A species of crow. It differs from other birds of the crow family in having a naked spot at the base of the bill, and in feeding on grain and insects instead of carrion.

Rook

A species of crow. It differs from other birds of the crow family in having a naked spot at the base…

A kind of crow.

Rook

A kind of crow.

Chickens are domesticated animals used for their eggs and meat.

Rooster

Chickens are domesticated animals used for their eggs and meat.

A rooster

Rooster

A rooster

The male of the domestic fowl.

Rooster

The male of the domestic fowl.

An illustration of a rooster overlooking three chickens.

Rooster

An illustration of a rooster overlooking three chickens.

An illustration of a rooster and a hen.

Rooster & Hen

An illustration of a rooster and a hen.

A rooster and hen

Rooster and Hen

A rooster and hen

The head of a rooster.

Rooster Head

The head of a rooster.

An Australian parrot. Usually consisting of bright colors such as scarlet, green, blue, yellow, and white.

Rosella

An Australian parrot. Usually consisting of bright colors such as scarlet, green, blue, yellow, and…

The ruff is a migratory species, ranging from Europe to Asia. They are known for fighting with one another.

Ruff

The ruff is a migratory species, ranging from Europe to Asia. They are known for fighting with one another.

A genus of wading birds allied to the sandpiper. They are found widely distributed in the northern parts of North America and Eurasia. They inhabit marshey places, and are migratory in their habits.

Ruff

A genus of wading birds allied to the sandpiper. They are found widely distributed in the northern parts…

A medium sized wader bird. Commonly found in marshes and bogs.

Ruff

A medium sized wader bird. Commonly found in marshes and bogs.

"Machetes pugnax. Ruff. Reeve. Combatant. Gambetta. Varied above with black, brown, buff and chestnut, the sides of rump white; under parts white, breast and sides and crissum black, spotted with white; tail brown, barred with chestnut and white; quills dusky, with shafts; wing-coverts ashy-brown. Bill blackish, flesh-colored at base; legs dingy yellow; warty excrescences yellow; feathers of the ruff endlessly varied in color." Elliot Coues, 1884

Ruff

"Machetes pugnax. Ruff. Reeve. Combatant. Gambetta. Varied above with black, brown, buff and chestnut,…

A bird belonging to the grallatores or waders.

Ruff Fowl

A bird belonging to the grallatores or waders.

An illustration of a ruffed grouse.

Ruffed grouse

An illustration of a ruffed grouse.