BIRDS OF NEW ENGLAND AND EASTERN NEW YORK - HOFFMANN

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BOOKS OF REFERENCE

The books listed below will, it is believed, furnish the necessary amount of additional information about the birds treated in this Guide ; but no attempt has been made to make the list exhaustive, and many excellent books have been omitted.

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MANUALS GIVING A DESCRIPTION AND ACCOUNT OF EACH BIRD.

Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America. F. M. Chapman. D. Appleton & Co., New York.
The Land-Birds and Game-Birds of New England. H. D. Minot. 3d ed. Edited by William Brewster. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston.
Birds of Village and Field. Florence A. Merriam. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston.
Our Birds in Their Haunts. J. Hibbert Langille. (Out of print and hard to obtain.)
Bird-Life. F. M. Chapman. D. Appleton & Co., New York.
The Water-Fowl Family. Leonard C. Sanford and others. The Macmillan Co., New York.


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TREATISES ON BIRD-LIFE IN GENERAL.


Among the Water-Fowl. H. K. Job. Doubleday, Page & Co., New York.
Wild Wings. H. K. Job. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston.
The Bird Book Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. D. C. Heath & Co., Boston.
The Woodpeckers. Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston.

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LOCAL LISTS, GIVING THE BIRDS THAT OCCUR IN REGION OR LOCALITY.

New York.

Visitors' Guide to the Collection of Birds found within Fifty Miles of New York City. F. M. Chapman. (For sale at the American Museum of Natural History, New York.)
The Summer Birds of the Catskill Mountains. E. P. Bicknell. Transactions of the Linnæan Society of New York, vol. i. pp. 115–168. (Difficult to obtain.)
Birds of the Hudson Highlands. E. A. Mearns. Bulletin Essex Institute, vol. x. pp. 166–179; vol. xi. pp. 43–52, 154–168, 189– 204 ; vol. xii. pp. 11–25, 109–128; vol. xiii. pp. 75–93.

New Jersey.

Birds of Princeton and vicinity. W. A. Babson, Princeton, N. J.

Connecticut.

Birds of Bridgeport, Conn. C. K. Averill. Bridgeport Scientific Society.
Birds of Connecticut. C. Hart Merriam. Proc. Conn. Acad., July, 1877.


Rhode Island.


Birds of Rhode Island. Howe and Sturtevant. (Apply to Edward Sturtevant, Newport, R. I.)

Massachusetts.

Birds of Massachusetts. Howe and Allen. (Apply to R. H. Howe, Jr., Concord, Mass.)

Birds of the Cambridge Region. William Brewster. Nuttall Ornithological Club, Cambridge, Mass.
Birds of Essex County. Dr. C. W. Townsend. Nuttall Ornitological Club, Cambridge, Mass.

Birds of Wellesley. A. P. Morse, Wellesley, Mass.

Birds of Springfield and Vicinity. R. O. Morris, Springfield, Mass.

Birds of Berkshire County. W. Faxon and R. Hoffmann. Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, Pittsfield, Mass. (Hard to obtain.)

New Hampshire.

Birds of New Hampshire. G. M. Allen. Proc. Manchester Inst. of Arts and Sciences, Manchester, N. H.
Birds of Belknap and Merrimac Counties. Ned Dearborn, Durham, N. H.
Birds of Durham and Vicinity. Ned Dearborn. New Hampshire Agric. Coll., Durham, N. H.
Summer Birds of Holderness and Franconia, N. H. Faxon and Allen. Auk, vol. v. pp. 149–155.
Summer Birds of the Presidential Range, White Mountains. A. P. Chadbourne. Auk, vol. iv. pp. 100–108.

Vermont.

Birds Found in Vermont. George H. Perkins. State Board of Agriculture, Montpelier, Vt.
A Review of Prof. George H. Perkins's List. R. H. Howe, Jr., Concord, Mass.

Maine.

Birds of Maine. 0. W. Knight, Bangor, Me.
Birds of Portland. N. C. Brown. Proc. Port. Soc. Nat. Hist. (Hard to obtain.)

New England.

Fauna of New England, No. 11 : List of the Aves. G. M. Allen.

Boston Society of Natural History. (Gives the status of the species in the several States.)

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MAGAZINES.

Bird-Lore. Bi-monthly. Edited by F. M. Chapman. Illustrated. One dollar a year. The Macmillan Co., Harrisburg, Pa. (Contains each year the name of some one in each state who will answer questions about birds.)
The Auk. Quarterly. More technical. Three dollars a year. Dr. J. Dwight, Jr., New York City.

WALL CHARTS.

Audubon Bird Charts, Nos. I.-IV., contain over one hundred birds in colors. Prang Educational Co., Boston.
Bird-Lore Chart. Sixty-two representative birds, not colored. The Macmillan Co., Harrisburg, Pa.

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