Bewick's
Water Birds


Volume II,
containing the History and Description of Water Birds
third edition, 1809


Title Page
Boys Playing by a River Title Page
Sanderling 19
Long-legged Plover 21
Oyster Catcher 23
Spotted Rail or Spotted Gallinule 25
Water Rail 28
Spoonbill 38
Crane 42
Stork 44
Heron 48
Night Heron 53
Little Egret 55
Bittern 57
Female Little Bittern 60
Curlew 63
Whimbrel 65
Woodcock 68
Snipe 75
Judcock 79
Knot 81
Godwit 84
Red Godwit 85
Greenshank 89
Spotted Redshank 90
Redshank 93
Ruff 96
Green Sandpiper 100
Common Sandpiper 104
Spotted Sandpiper 108
Red-legged Sandpiper 109
Dunlin 113
Purre 115
Little Stint 118
Turnstone 119
Turnstone 121
Coot 127
Common Gallinule 128
Grey Phalarope 132
Great-crested Grebe 136
Tippet Grebe 138
Dusky Grebe 141
Red-necked Grebe 142
Little Grebe 144
Avoset 147
Great Auk 150
Razor-Bill 152
Puffin 155
Little Auk 158
Foolish Guillemot 161
Lesser Guillemot 163
Black Guillemot 165
Great Northern Diver 168
Lesser Imber 172
First Speckled Diver 173
Second Speckled Diver 175
Red-throated Diver 177
Common Tern 181
Lesser Tern 183
Sandwich Tern 185
Black-backed Gull 191
Wagel 195
Common Gull 197
Black-headed Gull 200
Red-legged Gull 205
Kittiwake 206
Skua Gull 209
Black-toed Gull 212
Fulmar 218
Shearwater 220
Stormy Petrel 223
Goosander 228
Dun-diver 231
Red-breasted Merganser 235
Smew 238
Swan Goose 253
Red-breasted Goose 260
Grey Lag Goose 262
Tame Goose 266
Bernacle 274
Brent Goose 277
Eider Duck 279
Velvet Duck 286
Scoter 288
Mallard 291
Tame Duck 299
Scaup Duck 304
Shieldrake 306
Shoveler 310
Wigeon 316
Pochard 320
Pintail Duck 324
Golden-Eye 327
Long-tailed Duck 327
Tufted Duck 334
Gargany 336
Teal 338
Cormorant 343
Crested Cormorant 349
Shag 351
Gannet 354