Bewick's
Water Birds


Volume II,
containing the History and Description of Water Birds
fourth edition, 1816


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
Common Gallinule 123
Coot 127
Grey Phalarope 132
Great-crested Grebe 136
Tippet Grebe 138
Eared Grebe 140
Dusky Grebe 142
Red-necked Grebe 143
Little Grebe 145
Avoset 148
Great Auk 151
Razor-Bill 153
Puffin 156
Little Auk 159
Foolish Guillemot 162
Lesser Guillemot 164
Black Guillemot 166
Great Northern Diver 169
Lesser Imber 173
First Speckled Diver 174
Second Speckled Diver 176
Red-throated Diver 178
Common Tern 182
Lesser Tern 184
Sandwich Tern 186
Black-backed Gull 192
Wagel 196
Common Gull 198
Black-headed Gull 201
Red-legged Gull 206
Kittiwake 207
Skua Gull 210
Black-toed Gull 213
Fulmar 219
Shearwater 221
Stormy Petrel 224
Goosander 229
Dun-diver 232
Red-breasted Merganser 236
Smew 239
Swan Goose 254
Red-breasted Goose 261
Grey Lag Goose 263
Tame Goose 267
Bernacle 275
Brent Goose 278
Eider Duck 280
Velvet Duck 287
Scoter 289
Mallard 292
Tame Duck 300
Scaup Duck 305
Shieldrake 307
Shoveler 311
Wigeon 317
Pochard 321
Pintail Duck 325
Golden-Eye 328
Long-tailed Duck 328
Tufted Duck 335
Gargany 337
Teal 339
Cormorant 344
Crested Cormorant 350
Shag 352
Gannet 355