Bewick's
Water Birds


Volume II,
containing the History and Description of Water Birds
fifth edition, 1821


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 39
Crane 43
Stork 45
Heron 49
Night Heron 54
Little Egret 56
Bittern 58
Female Little Bittern 61
Curlew 64
Whimbrel 66
Woodcock 69
Snipe 76
Judcock 80
Knot 82
Godwit 85
Red Godwit 86
Greenshank 91
Spotted Redshank 93
Redshank 95
Ruff 98
Green Sandpiper 102
Common Sandpiper 106
Spotted Sandpiper 110
Red-legged Sandpiper 112
Dunlin 115
Purre 117
Little Stint 120
Turnstone 121
Turnstone 123
Common Gallinule 125
Coot 129
Grey Phalarope 133
Great-crested Grebe 137
Tippet Grebe 139
Eared Grebe 141
Dusky Grebe 143
Red-necked Grebe 144
Little Grebe 146
Avoset 149
Great Auk 152
Razor-Bill 154
Puffin 157
Little Auk 160
Foolish Guillemot 163
Lesser Guillemot 165
Black Guillemot 167
Great Northern Diver 170
Lesser Imber 174
First Speckled Diver 176
Second Speckled Diver 178
Red-throated Diver 180
Common Tern 184
Lesser Tern 186
Sandwich Tern 188
Black-backed Gull 194
Wagel 198
Common Gull 200
Black-headed Gull 203
Red-legged Gull 208
Kittiwake 209
Skua Gull 212
Black-toed Gull 215
Stormy Petrel 220
Fulmar 221
Shearwater 223
Goosander 231
Dun-diver 234
Red-breasted Merganser 238
Smew 241
Swan Goose 256
Red-breasted Goose 263
Grey Lag Goose 265
Tame Goose 269
Bernacle 277
Brent Goose 280
Eider Duck 282
Velvet Duck 287
Scoter 289
Mallard 292
Tame Duck 300
Scaup Duck 305
Shieldrake 307
Shoveler 311
Wigeon 317
Pochard 321
Pintail Duck 324
Dotterel 327
Golden-Eye 327
Long-tailed Duck 327
Tufted Duck 334
Gargany 336
Teal 338
Cormorant 343
Crested Cormorant 349
Shag 351
Gannet 354
Olivaceous Gallinule Supp. 1
Little Gallinule Supp. 3
Red Sandpiper Supp. 15
Red-necked Phalarope Supp. 17
Black-billed Auk Supp. 19
Black Tern Supp. 21
Roseate Tern Supp. 23
Young Glaucous Gull Supp. 28
Herring Gull Supp. 30
Lough Diver Supp. 31
Cravat Goose Supp. 32
White-fronted Wild Goose Supp. 33
Castaneous Duck Supp. 34
Musk Duck Supp. 36
Young Kittiwake Supp. 39
Cinerous Godwit Supp. 41