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CAGE

AND

CHAMBER-BIRDS

THEIR NATURAL HISTORY, HABITS,
FOOD, DISEASES, MANAGEMENT, AND MODES OF CAPTURR

TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN OP

J. M. BECHSTEIN, M.D.

WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS ON

STRUCTURE, MIGRATION, AND ECONOMY,

COMPILED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES BY H. G. ADAMS.

INCORPORATING THE WHOLE OF

SWEET'S BRITISH WARBLERS.

WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.

LONDON: GEORGE BELL AND SONS, YORK STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

1885.

LONDON : PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,

STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.

$F461 1885

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

THOSE PRINTED IN CAPITALS ARE ON STEEL, THE REMAINDEB ON WOOD.

No.

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1. CANARIES, Frontispiece. 2. SPRINGES (for Bird Catching) 3. Parts of Wing 4. Clutching Feet'. 5. Walking and Running Feet. 6. Garrulous Roller . . 7. Birds of Prey-Heads 8. KESTRIL, Male and Female 9. WHITE OWL 10. RAVEN . . . 11. JAY 12. GOLDEN OBIOLE . . 13. Cuckoo 14. GREAT GREEN MACAW 15. LESSER SULPHUR-CRESTED COCKATOO 16. PURPLE-CAPPED LORY 17. GREEN WOODPECKER 18. KINGFISHER 19. Foot of Woodpecker and Nuthatch. 20. CROSSBILL 21. BULLFINCH . . 22. Snow BUNTING, 23. Nest of Chaffinch . 24. MOUNTAIN FINCH i 25. LINNET . . . .

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