The Bird Book
by Chester A. Reed
Publisher: Doubleday, Page and Co. 1915
Number of pages: 476
This book might well be called an illustrated dictionary of North American birds. In this edition you will find more than seven hundred birds illustrated, along with hundreds of photographs of their nests and eggs. This wonderful guide gives you the information you need to make a quick identification of any bird you are likely to meet, as well as a plethora of information about it and its haunts. Simply a wonderful birding tool.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by J. M. Bechstein - W. & R. Chambers
The natural history of cage birds, their management, habits, food, diseases, treatment, breeding, and the methods of catching them. The author described all the indigenous European birds with which he was acquainted that are capable of being tamed.
by Bruce Wright (ed.) - Smashwords
A collection of papers and articles from international bald eagle experts, which present a complete portrait of the status and ecology of the bald eagle in Alaska. Myriad topics include culture, biology, population history and status, etc.
by F. N. Whitman - The Gorham Press
A photographer's study of wild birds he found around the area in the 1900's. The nature photographer F. N. Whitman also gives detailed information to the photographer just trying their hand at bird photography and how to go about it.
by W. P. Pycraft - Gay & Hancock ltd.
The wings of the bird not only lift the body from the earth, but they sustain it in the air by their marvellously complex movements. And this is true, in varying degrees of bird, and bat, and butterfly: of dragon-fly and beetle ...