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Excerpts from Audubon's Ornithoogical Biographies | Birds of America

All of the essays Adubon wrote about birds can be found at the Audubon Society's website devoted to Birds of America. The volumes of Audubon's Ornithological Biographies, which include the same text as it originally appeared, have been digitized by the University of Pittsburgh

 

American Cros

American Crow

Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

Canada Goose

Canada Goose

Fish Hawk - Osprey

Fish Hawk, or Osprey

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Mallard

Mallard

Passenger Pigeon

Passenger Pigeon

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Purple or Common Grackle

Purple or Common Grackle

Red-Tailed Hawk

Red-Tailed Hawk

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Snowy Heron or Snowy Egret

Snowy Heron, or Snowy Egret

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Wild Turkey

Wild Turkey

 

 

 

 

An Excerpt from Audubon's Journal

Extract taken from a 1929 edition of the Journal of John James Audubon: Made During His Trip to New Orleans in 1820-1821, available at the Internet Archive

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