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NATURAL HISTORY,

Comprehensive, Scientific, and Popular,

ILLUSTRATING AND DESCRIBING THE

ANIMAL KINGDOM

WITH ITS

WONDERS AND CURIOSITIES,

FROM MAN, THRQUGH ALL THE DIVISIONS, CLASSES, AND ORDERS, TO

THE ANIMALCULÆ IN A DROP OF WATER;

SHOWING

THE HABITS, STRUCTURE, AND CLASSIFICATION OF

ANIMALS,

WITH

THEIR RELATIONS TO AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, COMMERCE, AND THE ARTS.

BY

S. G. GOODRICH,
HISTORY OF ALL NATIONS," ALSO HISTORY OF ENGLAND," " HISTORY OF FRANCE,"
"HISTORY OF ROME," " HISTORY OF GREECE, AND OTHER BOOKS,

IN ALL NEARLY TWO HUNDRED VOLUMES.

ALTHOR OF A

BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH 1,500 LIFELIKE ENGRAVINGS.

WITH SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM

PROF. E. L. YOUMANS, A.M., M.D., PROF. J. H. SEELYE, D.D., AND

PROF. SANBORN TENNEY, A.M.

VOLUME II.

NEW YORK:
A. J. JOHNSON, PUBLISHER, 11 GREAT JONES STREET,

(NEAR BROADWAY).

MDCCCLXXII.

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The Tanagrinæ or Tanagers .

The Sparrows

The Linnets.

The True Finches

The Emberizinæ or Buntings
The Alaudinæ or Larks
The Pyrrhulinæ or Bull-Finches

The Phytotominæ or Plant-Cutters
The Sturnidæ or Starlings.

The Ptilonorhynchinæ or Bower-Birds,
The Grackles
The Buphaginæ or Ox-Peckers .
The Sturninæ or True Starlings

The Icterinæ or Troopials .

The Corvidde or Crows

The Streperinæ or Piping Crows

The Garrulinæ or Jays.

The Callæatinæ or Tree-Crows .

The Corvince or True Crows .

The Paradiseidäe or Birds of Paradise,

The Buceridæ or Hornbills

The Musophagidæ or Plantain-Eaters

The Opisthocomidæ or Hoatzins

The Coliidæ or Colies

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Order 3. SCANSORES

The Cuculidæ or Cuckoos

The Picidæ or Woodpeckers

The Yuncinæ or Wry-Necks

The Picumninæ or Piculets

The Psittacidæ or Parrots

The Macrocercinæ or Macaws

The Psittacinæ or True Parrots

The Lorianæ or Lories .

The Parrakeets.

The Plyctolophinæ or Cockatoos

The Rhamphastidæ or Toucans

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Order 4. COLUMBÆ

The Didunculidae

The Dididæ.

The Gouridæ or Ground-Pigeons

The Columbidæ or True Pigeons

The Treronida or Tree-Pigeons.

The Menuras or Lyre-Birds

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Order 5. RASORES.

The Tinamida and Chionididie
The Tetraonidæ or Grouse
The Perdicinæ or Partridges
The European Quails

The American Quails

The Phasianidæ or Pheasants

The Meleagrinæ or Turkeys .

The Phasianina or True Pheasants

The Pavoninæ or Pea-Fowl.

The Megapodidæ or Mound-Birds

The Cracidæ or Curassows

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Order 3. SAURIA

The Typhlopidæ

The Amphisbanidæ

The Gymnophthalmidze

The Scincidze

The Chalcidae

The Lacertida.

The Ameividæ

The Varanidae

The Geckotidæ

The Iguanidæ .

The Agamida

The Chameleontid:e.

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Order 6. CURSORES

The Struthionidae or Ostriches

The Apterygidae

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Order 4. OPHIDIA

The Viperina

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