|The Burgess Bird Book for Children
By Thornton Burgess
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|(Most of these are drawings, not photographs. This way that background has little or no detail so you can see the bird better.)
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CHAPTER I JENNY WREN ARRIVES
Introducing the House Wren.
II THE OLD ORCHARD BULLY
The English or House Sparrow
III JENNY HAS A GOOD WORD FOR SOME SPARROWS
The Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow and Fox Sparrows.
IV CHIPPY, SWEETVOICE AND DOTTY
The Chipping Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow and Tree Sparrows. (The Tree Sparrow is also in Chapter XL)
V PETER LEARNS SOMETHING HE HADN'T GUESSED
The Bluebird and the Robin
The Tale of Jolly Robin By Arthur Scott Bailey
VI AN OLD FRIEND IN A NEW HOME
The Phoebe and the Least Flycatcher.
VII THE WATCHMAN OF THE OLD ORCHARD
The Kingbird and the Great Crested Flycatcher
VIII OLD CLOTHES AND OLD HOUSES
The Wood Peewee.
IX LONGBILL AND TEETER
The Woodcock and the Spotted Sandpiper.
X REDWING AND YELLOW WING
The Red-winged Blackbird and the Golden-winged Flicker.
XI DRUMMERS AND CARPENTERS
The Downy, Hairy and Red-headed Woodpeckers.
Reddy Woodpecker by Arthur Scott Bailey
XII SOME UNLIKE RELATIVES
The Cowbird and the Northern Oriole.
XIII MORE OF THE BLACKBIRD FAMILY
The Orchard Oriole and the Bobolink.
XIV BOB WHITE AND CAROL THE MEADOW LARK
The So-called Quail and the Meadow Lark.
The Adventures of Bob White by Thornton Burgess
XV A SWALLOW AND ONE WHO ISN'T
The Tree Swallow and the Chimney Swift.
XVI A ROBBER IN THE OLD ORCHARD
The Purple Martin and the Barn Swallow.
XVII MORE ROBBERS
The Crow and the Blue Jay
The Adventures of Blacky the Crow By Thornton Burgess
The Adventures of Sammy Jay by Thornton Burgess
XVIII SOME HOMES IN THE GREEN FOREST
The Crow, the Oven Bird and the Red-tailed Hawk.
XIX A MAKER OF THUNDER AND A FRIEND IN BLACK
The Ruffed Grouse and the Rusty Blackbird. (The Ruffed Grouse is also in Chapter XLIII)
XX A FISHERMAN ROBBED
The Osprey and the Bald-headed Eagle.
XXI A FISHING PARTY
The Great Blue Heron and the Kingfisher.
The Adventures of Longlegs the Heron by Thornton Burgess
XXII SOME FEATHERED DIGGERS
The Bank Swallow, and the Sparrow Hawk.
XXIII SOME BIG MOUTHS
The Nighthawk, the Whip-poor-will and Chuck-wills-widow.
XXIV THE WARBLERS ARRIVE
The Redstart and the Yellow Warbler.
XXV THREE COUSINS QUITE UNLIKE
The Black and White Warbler, the Maryland Yellow-Throat Warbler and the Yellow-breasted Chat.
XXVI PETER GETS A LAME NECK
The Parula, Myrtle (now know as the Yellow Rumped Warbler), and Magnolia Warbler.
XXVII A NEW FRIEND AND AN OLD ONE
The Cardinal and the Catbird.
XXVIII PETER SEES ROSEBREAST AND FINDS REDCOAT
The Rose-breasted Grosbeak and the Scarlet Tanager.
XXIX THE CONSTANT SINGERS
The Red-eyed Vireo, Warbling Vireo and Yellow-throated Vireos.
XXX JENNY WREN'S COUSINS
The Brown Thrasher and the Mockingbird.
The Adventures of Mr. Mocker by Thornton Burgess
XXXI VOICE OF THE DUSK
The Wood Thrush, Hermit Thrush and Wilson's Thrushes. (Same as Tawny Thrush)
XXXII PETER SAVES A FRIEND AND LEARNS SOMETHING
The Towhee and the Indigo Bunting.
XXXIII A ROYAL DRESSER AND A LATE NESTER
The Purple Finch and the Goldfinch.
XXXIV MOURNER THE DOVE AND CUCKOO
The Mourning Dove and the Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
XXXV A BUTCHER AND A HUMMER
The Shrike and the Ruby-throated Hummingbird.
XXXVI A STRANGER AND A DANDY
The English Starling and the Cedar Waxwing.
XXXVII FAREWELLS AND WELCOMES
XXXVIII HONKER AND DIPPY ARRIVE
The Canada Goose and the Loon.
XXXIX PETER DISCOVERS TWO OLD FRIENDS
The White-breasted Nuthatch and the Brown Creeper.
XL SOME MERRY SEED-EATERS
The Tree Sparrow and the Junco. (The Tree Sparrow is also in Chapter IV)
XLI MORE FRIENDS COME WITH THE SNOW
The Snow Bunting and the Horned Lark.
XLII PETER LEARNS SOMETHING ABOUT SPOOKY
The Screech Owl.
XLIII QUEER FEET AND A QUEERER BILL
The Ruffed Grouse and the Crossbills. (The Ruffed Grouse is also in Chapter XIX)
XLIV MORE FOLKS IN RED
The Pine Grosbeak and the Redpoll.
XLV PETER SEES TWO TERRIBLE FEATHERED HUNTERS
The Goshawk and the Great Horned Owl.
The Tale of Solomon Owl By Arthur Scott Bailey
|This information was first posted on a different web page. I found that most of the links were "broken" and would not be fixed. I found the pictures and posted them here, so all of the wonderful information wasn't lost. You can view the original website here.|