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A History of the Birds of New Zealand.

Table of Contents

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Table of Contents.

Volume I.

Titlepage i
Dedication iii
Original Prospectus vvi
Preface to First Edition viiviii.
Notice of the New Edition ixx
Preface xi
Introduction xiiilxxxiv
Text 1236
Supplementary Notes 237250
Extracts From Reviews.
Plate I. Blue-wattled Crow (Glaucopis wilsoni).
Orange-wattled Crow (Glaucopis cinerea).
" II. Huia (Heteralocha acutirostris): male and female.
" III. Jack-bird (Creadion cinereus).
Saddle-back (Creadion carunculatus).
" IV. North-Island Thrush (Turnagra hectori).
South-Island Thrush (Turnagra crassirostris).
" V. North-Island Tomtit (Myiomoira toitoi).
South-Island Tomtit (Myiomoira macrocephala).
North-Island Robin (Miro australis).
South-Island Robin (Miro albifrons).page iv
Plate VI. Yellow-head (Clitonyx ochrocephala).
White-head (Clitonyx albicapilla).
New-Zealand Creeper (Certhiparus novæ zealandiæ).
" VII. Fern-bird (Sphenæacus punctatus).
New-Zealand Pipit (Anthus novæ zealandiæ).
" VIII. Black Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa).
Pied Fantail (Rhipidura flabellifera).
" IX. Silver-eye (Zosterops cærulescens).
Bell-bird (Anthornis melanura): male and female.
" X. Tui or Parson bird (Prosthemadera novæ zealandiæ): adult and young.
" XI. Stitch-bird (Pogonornis cincta): male and female.
" XII. Rifleman (Acanthidositta chloris): male and female.
Rock-Wren (Xenicus gilviventris).
Bush-Wren (Xenicus longipes).
" XIII. New-Zealand Kingfisher (Halcyon vagans).
" XIV. Long-tailed Cuckoo (Eudynamis taitensis): adult and young, with Grey Warbler (Gerygone flaviventris).
" XV. Shining Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus): with young Cuckoo in Warbler’s nest.
" XVI. Yellow-fronted, Red-fronted, and Orange-fronted Parrakeets (Platycercus auriceps, P. novæ zealandiæ, and P. alpinus).
" XVII. Kaka Parrot and variety “Kaka-kura” (Nestor meridionalis).
" XVIII. Kea Parrot (Nestor notabilis).
" XIX. Kakapo or Owl Parrot (Stringops habroptilus).
" XX. Morepork (Spiloglaux novæ zealandiæ).
Laughing-Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies).
" XXI. New-Zealand Harrier (Circus gouldi): adult and young.
" XXII. Quail-Hawk (Harpa novæ zealandiæ): adult and young.
" XXIII. New-Zealand Quail (Coturnix novæ zealandiæ): male and female.
" XXIV. New-Zealand Pigeon (Carpophaga novæ zealandiæ).
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Volume II.

Titlepage i
Table of Contents iiivi
List of Subscribers, Etc. vii-xvii
Text 1332
Supplementary Notes 333340
Index 341359
Plate XXV. New-Zealand Dottrel (Charadrius obscurus).
Banded Dottrel (Charadrius bicinctus).
" XXVI. New-Zealand Shore- or Sand-Plover (Thinornis novæ zealandiæ).
Wry-billed Plover (Anarhynchus frontalis).
" XXVII.* Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novæ hollandiæ).
Pied or White-headed Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus).
Black Stilt (Himantopus novæ zealandiæ).
" XXVIII. Chatham-Island Snipe (Gallinago pusilla).
Southern or Eastern Godwit (Limosa novæ zealandiæ).
" XXIX. Black-billed Gull (Larus bulleri).
Red-billed Gull (Larus scopulinus).
" XXX. White-fronted Tern (Sterna frontalis).
Black-fronted Tern (Sterna antarctica).
" XXXI. Swamp-Hen (Porphyrio melanonotus); and variety.
" XXXII. Moho or Takahe (Notornis mantelli).
" XXXIII. Swamp-Rail (Ortygometra tabuensis).
Banded or Land-Rail (Rallus philippensis).page vi
Plate XXXIV. North-Island Woodhen (Ocydromus greyi).
Black Woodhen (Ocydromus fuscus).
" XXXV. South-Island Woodhen (Ocydromus australis).
Buff Woodhen (Ocydromus brachypterus).
" XXXVI. Blue Heron (Ardea sacra).
White Heron (Ardea egretta).
" XXXVII. New-Zealand or Black-backed Bittern (Botaurus pæciloptilus).
" XXXVIII. Pied Shag (Phalacrocorax varius).
Emperor Shag (Phalacrocorax imperialis).
" XXXIX. Spotted Shag (Phalacrocorax punctatus).
Chatham-Island Shag (Phalacrocorax featherstoni).
" XL. Wandering Albatros (Diomedea exulans).
" XLI. Laughing or Mottled Petrel (Æstrelata affinis).
Buller’s Petrel or Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri).
" XLII. Brown Duck (Anas chlorotis).
Auckland-Island Duck (Nesonetta aucklandica).
" XLIII. New-Zealand Sheldrake or Paradise Duck (Casarca variegata): male and female.
" XLIV. New-Zealand Shoveller or Spoonbill Duck (Rhynchaspis variegata): male and female.
" XLV. New-Zealand Scaup (Fuligula novæ zealandiæ).
Blue Duck (Hymenolæmus malacorhynchus).
" XLVI. Yellow-crowned Penguin (Eudyptes antipodum).
Black Penguin (Eudyptes atratus).
" XLVII. North-Island Kiwi (Apteryx bulleri).
" XLVIII. Little Grey Kiwi (Apteryx oweni).
" XLIX. Leg of Dinornis elephantopus—front view.
" L. Leg of Dinornis elephantopus—back view.

* In this Plate seven eighths natural size is inadvertently given for three eighths.