by William Lovell Finley
Publisher: Charles Scribners' Sons 1907
This is a wonderful book, covering Kingfishers, Hummingbirds, Crows, Sparrows, Orioles, Sea Gulls, and many more. Profusely illustrated with photographs taken in the wild. Nice photos also of the photographers in action - 50 feet in the air with the old-style bellows cameras the size of suitcases.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by H. Eliot Howard - E. P. Dutton and company
From the contents: The Disposition to Secure a Territory; The Disposition to Defend the Territory; The Relation of Song to the Territory; The Warfare between Different Species; The Relation of the Territory to Migration; and more.
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 Frank M. Chapman - D. Appleton & co.
To learn to call a bird by its right name is the first step in the study of ornithology. We may investigate the birds, or desire merely a knowledge of the species in our garden, but in either case we are confronted by this question of identification.
by Bradford Torrey - Houghton, Mifflin and company
Excellent nature book for the student of birds, easy reading with descriptions of an obsessive birder from 100 years ago. Covers his travels, and birding, in New England. A must read for today's birders. First published in 1885.