Bewick's
Water Birds


Volume II,
containing the History and Description of Water Birds
edition of 1832


Title Page
Boys Playing by a River Title Page
Crane 2
Stork 5
Heron 8
Night Heron 13
Purple-crested Heron 15
Little Egret 18
Little White Heron 20
Buff-coloured Egret 21
Bittern 24
Little Bittern 27
Female Little Bittern 29
Spoonbill 31
Glossy Ibis 35
Curlew 38
Whimbrel 40
Pigmy Curlew 42
Woodcock 45
Great Snipe 51
Scolopax Sabini 53
Snipe 55
Judcock 59
Godwit 64
Red Godwit 66
Cinerous Godwit 68
Greenshank 71
Spotted Redshank 73
Redshank 75
Ruff 79
Lapwing 83
Green Sandpiper 89
Knot 92
Selninger Sandpiper 94
Red Sandpiper 96
Wood Sandpiper 99
Common Sandpiper 101
Spotted Sandpiper 105
Red-legged Sandpiper 107
Dunlin 110
Purre 112
Little Stint 115
Turnstone 116
Turnstone 118
Oyster Catcher 121
Avoset 124
Water Rail 134
Land Rail or Corn Crake 138
Spotted Rail or Spotted Gallinule 140
Little Gallinule 142
Olivaceous Gallinule 144
Common Gallinule 145
Coot 149
Red Phalarope 154
Grey Phalarope 155
Red-necked Phalarope 157
Great-crested Grebe 161
Tippet Grebe 163
Eared Grebe 165
Dusky Grebe 167
Red-necked Grebe 169
Little Grebe 171
Great Auk 174
Razor-Bill 176
Black-billed Auk 179
Puffin 181
Little Auk 185
Foolish Guillemot 188
Lesser Guillemot 190
Black Guillemot 192
Great Northern Diver 196
Lesser Imber 198
Red-throated Diver 199
First Speckled Diver 201
Second Speckled Diver 202
Common Tern 207
Black-throated Diver 208
Lesser Tern 209
Sandwich Tern 211
Roseate Tern 214
Black Tern 217
Black-backed Gull 223
Wagel 225
Lesser Black-backed Gull 227
Herring Gull 229
Glaucous Gull 231
Young Glaucous Gull 233
Ivory Gull 234
Common Gull 236
Kittiwake 238
Young Kittiwake 240
Black-headed Gull 242
Red-legged Gull 245
Skua Gull 247
Arctic Gull 250
Black-toed Gull 252
Fulmar 256
Shearwater 258
Fork-tailed Petrel 261
Stormy Petrel 263
Goosander 266
Dun-diver 269
Red-breasted Merganser 273
Smew 276
Lough Diver 278
Wild Swan 281
Swan Goose 291
Cravat Goose 293
Red-breasted Goose 297
Grey Lag Goose 299
Tame Goose 304
White-fronted Wild Goose 311
Spur-winged Goose 313
Brent Goose 317
Bernacle 319
Eider Duck 322
King Duck 327
Ferruginous Duck 330
Castaneous Duck 332
Musk Duck 334
Velvet Duck 337
Scoter 339
Mallard 342
Tame Duck 350
Scaup Duck 355
Shieldrake 357
Shoveler 361
Gadwall 364
Wigeon 366
Pochard 369
Pintail Duck 372
Golden-Eye 375
Long-tailed Duck 375
Dotterel 378
Bimaculated Duck 378
Ring-tailed Dotterel 380
Tufted Duck 386
Gargany 390
Teal 392
Cormorant 397
Crested Cormorant 403
Shag 405
Gannet 408
Bearded Vulture 414
Crested Vulture 415
Secretary 416
Saphire Crowned Paroquet 417
Little Guinea Paroquet 417
Ring Paroquet 418
Golden-winged Paroquet 418
Silky Starling 419
Three-toed Woodpecker 419
Ash-coloured Buzzard 420
Little Black and Orange Coloured Indian Hawk 421
Fork-tailed Indian Shrike 422
Crested Grakle 423
Mino 424