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Birds of gay plumage

Kirby, Mary

Birds of gay plumage

birds of paradise, sun-birds

by Kirby, Mary

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Published by T. Nelson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds of paradise.,
  • Paradisaea.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary and Elizabeth Kirby ; with illustrations.
    ContributionsKirby, Elizabeth, 1823-1873.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19889707M

      "My Bird Problem" began as an essay for the August 8, , issue of The New Yorker and became Jonathan Franzen's autobiographical exploration into the origins of his love affair with bird-watching, the environment, political climates and, not . The plumage of many species of our birds undergoes at times very extraordinary changes. Some, such as the male Tanagers, which during the summer months exhibit the most vivid scarlet and velvety black, assume a dingy green before they leave the country, on their way southward. The Goldfinch nearly changes to the same colour, after having been seen in a gay apparel of .

    Kirby, Mary, Birds of gay plumage (London et al.: T. Nelson and Sons, ), also by Elizabeth Kirby (page images at Florida) Kirby, Mary, Caterpillars, butterflies, & moths (London: Jarrold and Sons, ), also by William Dickes, Emily Bolingbroke, Elizabeth Kirby, E Whimper, and Jarrold and Sons (page images at Florida). Numerous collectable artefacts of the birds are also illustrated. Attractive to natural history, bird, wildlife, fine art/artefacts & history interests. , x mm, pp, colour & monochrome illustrations. Category: Birds of paradise (Birds) Birds Of Paradise.

    The aim of this webpage is to show the many different types of gray birds, firstly, identified by their mostly gray coloured plumage and then by their more distinctive features. Gray coloured birds are found in most families of bird species, including gnatcatchers, thrushes, vireos, chickadees, nuthatches and so on. immature plumage. Adult tertials are longer and edging which is pale brown. Middle and lesser wider and are not frayed or faded. Tertial coverts of coverts are broadly rounded and unfrayed. The the immature plumage tend to be narrow, some- notch-length of 94 percent of the adult male 1.


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