Bewick's
Water Birds


Volume II,
containing the History and Description of Water Birds
sixth edition, 1826


Title Page
Boys Playing by a River Title Page
Crane 3
Stork 6
Heron 9
Night Heron 14
Little Egret 17
Little White Heron 19
Bittern 22
Little Bittern 25
Female Little Bittern 27
Spoonbill 29
Whimbrel 30
Glossy Ibis 33
Curlew 36
Pigmy Curlew 40
Woodcock 43
Snipe 50
Judcock 54
Godwit 59
Red Godwit 61
Cinerous Godwit 63
Greenshank 7
Spotted Redshank 69
Redshank 71
Ruff 75
Lapwing 79
Grey Plover 83
Green Sandpiper 85
Knot 88
Red Sandpiper 90
Common Sandpiper 93
Spotted Sandpiper 97
Red-legged Sandpiper 99
Dunlin 102
Purre 104
Little Stint 107
Turnstone 108
Turnstone 110
Oyster Catcher 113
Avoset 116
Water Rail 126
Land Rail or Corn Crake 130
Spotted Rail or Spotted Gallinule 132
Little Gallinule 134
Olivaceous Gallinule 136
Common Gallinule 137
Coot 141
Red Phalarope 146
Grey Phalarope 147
Red-necked Phalarope 149
Great-crested Grebe 153
Tippet Grebe 155
Eared Grebe 157
Dusky Grebe 159
Red-necked Grebe 161
Little Grebe 163
Foolish Guillemot 166
Lesser Guillemot 168
Black Guillemot 170
Great Northern Diver 174
Lesser Imber 176
Red-throated Diver 177
First Speckled Diver 179
Second Speckled Diver 180
Black-throated Diver 181
Common Tern 185
Lesser Tern 187
Sandwich Tern 189
Roseate Tern 192
Black Tern 195
Black-backed Gull 201
Wagel 203
Lesser Black-backed Gull 205
Herring Gull 207
Glaucous Gull 209
Young Glaucous Gull 212
Ivory Gull 214
Common Gull 216
Kittiwake 218
Young Kittiwake 220
Black-headed Gull 222
Red-legged Gull 225
Skua Gull 229
Arctic Gull 232
Black-toed Gull 235
Fulmar 239
Shearwater 241
Fork-tailed Petrel 244
Stormy Petrel 246
Goosander 250
Dun-diver 253
Red-breasted Merganser 257
Smew 260
Lough Diver 262
Wild Swan 265
Swan Goose 274
Cravat Goose 276
Red-breasted Goose 280
Grey Lag Goose 282
Tame Goose 287
White-fronted Wild Goose 294
Spur-winged Goose 296
Brent Goose 300
Bernacle 302
Eider Duck 305
King Duck 310
Ferruginous Duck 313
Castaneous Duck 315
Musk Duck 317
Velvet Duck 320
Scoter 322
Mallard 325
Tame Duck 334
Scaup Duck 339
Shieldrake 341
Shoveler 345
Gadwall 348
Wigeon 350
Pochard 353
Pintail Duck 356
Golden-Eye 359
Long-tailed Duck 359
Bimaculated Duck 362
Dotterel 369
Tufted Duck 370
Gargany 372
Teal 374
Cormorant 379
Crested Cormorant 385
Shag 387
Gannet 390
Great Auk 397
Razor-Bill 399
Black-billed Auk 402
Puffin 404
Little Auk 408
Great Snipe 415
Scolopax Sabini 416
Wood Sandpiper 418
Selninger Sandpiper 420
Bearded Vulture 422
Crested Vulture 423
Secretary 424
Saphire Crowned Paroquet 425
Little Guinea Paroquet 425
Ring Paroquet 426
Golden-winged Paroquet 426
Silky Starling 427
Three-toed Woodpecker 427
Ash-coloured Buzzard 428
Little Black and Orange Coloured Indian Hawk 429
Fork-tailed Indian Shrike 430
Crested Grakle 431
Mino 432