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Sub.family QUISCALINE. 166. SOOLECOPHAGUS, Sw. ferrugineus, Gm. Rusty Blackbird. 167. QUIBOALUS, Vieill. versicolor, Vieill. Crow Blackbird.

FAMILY CORVIDÆ.

Sub-family CORVINE, 168. Corvus, L. carnivorus, Bartram. Raven. 169. " americanus, Aud. Common Crow.

Sub-family GARRULINE. 170. CTANUBUS, Sw. cristatus, L. Blue Jay. 171. PERISOREUS, Bonap. canadensis, L. Canada Jay.

ORDER IV. RASORES.
SUB-ORDER A. COLUMBÆ.

FAMILY COLUMBIDÆ.

Sub-family COLUMBINE. 172. ECTOPISTES, Sw. migratoria, L. Wild Pigeon.

Sub-family Zenaidinæ.

173. ZENAIDURA, Bonap. carolinensis, L. Common Dove.,

SUB-ORDER B. GALLINÆ.

FAMILY PHASIANIDÆ.

Sub-family MELEAGRIN E. 174. MELEAGRIS, L. gallipavo, L. Wild Turkey.

FAMILY TETRAONIDÆ. *175. TETRAO, L. canadensis, L. Canada Grouse. *176. CUPIDONA, Reich. cupido, L. Prairie Hen. *177. Bonasa, Steph. umbellus, L. Pheasant.

FAMILY PERDICIDE.

Sub-family ORTYOINÆ. *178. Ortex, Steph. virginianus, L. Common Quail.

ORDER V. GRALLATORES.
SUB-ORDER A. HERODIONES.

FAMILY GRUIDÆ.
*179. Grus, L. americanus, L. Whooping Crane.

FAMILY ARDEIDÆ.

*180. GARZETTA, Bonap. candidissima, Gm. Snowy Heron. *181. HERODIAS, Boie. egretta, Gm. White Heron. *182. ARDEA, L. herodia, L. Great Blue Heron. 183. ARDETTA, Gray. exilis, Gm. Least Bittern. 184. BOTAURUS, Steph. leptiginosus, Steph. Bittern. 185. BUTORIDES, Blyth. virescens, L. Green Heron. *186. NYCTIARDEA, Sw. Gardeni, Gm. Night Heron.

FAMILY TANTALIDÆ. *187. Ibis, Moehring. Ordii, Bonap. Glossy Ibis.

SUB-ORDER B. GRALLÆ.

FAMILY CHARADRIDÆ.

188. CHARADRIUS, L. virginicus, Borck. Golden Plover. 189. AEGIALITIS, Boie. vociferus, L. Kildeer Plover.

190. " semipalmatus, Bon. Semi-palmated Plover. *191. “ melodus, Ord. Piping Plover. 192. SQUARTAROLA, Cuv. helvetica, L. Black-bellied Plover.

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*194. RECURVIROSTRA, L. americana, Gm. American Avosit.

FAMILY PHALAROPIDÆ. *195. PHALAROPUS, Briss. Wilsonii, Sab. Wilson's Phalarope.

FAMILY SCOLOPACIDÆ. 196. PAILOHELA, Gray. minor, Gm. American Wood-cock. 197. GALLINAGO, Leach. Wilsonii, Bon. Wilson's Snipe. 198. MACRORHAMPCs, Leach. griseus, Gm. Gray Snipe.

*199. TRINGA, L. maculata, Vieill. Jack Snipe.

200. " Wilsonii, Nuttall. Least Sandpiper. 201. " Bonapartii, Schlegl. Bonaparte's Sandpiper. 202 EREUNTES, Ill. petrificatus, Ill. Semipalmated Sandpiper.

Sub-family TOTANIN E. 203. SYMPHEMIA, Raf. semipalmata, Gm. Willet. 204. GAMBETTA, Kaup. melanoleuca, Gm. Tell Tale.

205. “ flavipes, Gm Yellow Legs. *206. RAYACOPHILUS. Kaup. solitarius, Wils. Solitary Sandpiper. 207. TRINGOIDES, Bon. macularius, L. Spotted Sandpiper. 208. ACTITURUS, Bon. Bartramius, Wils. Bartram's Sandpiper. 209. TRYNGITES, Cab. rufescens, Vieill. Buff-breasted Sandpiper. *210. * Limosa, Briss. fedoa, L. Marbled Godwit. *211. ," hudsonica, Lath. Hudsonian Godwit. 212. NUMENIUS, L. longirostris, Wils. Long-billed Curlew. 213. " hudsonicus, Lath. Hudsonian Curlew.

Sub-family Ralling.
*214. Rallus, L. elegans, Aud. King Rail.
*215. " virginianus, L. Virginian Rail.
*216. Porzana, Vieill. carolina, L. Common Rail.
*217. " noveboracensis, Gm. Yellow Rail.

218. Fulioa, L. americana, Gm. Coot.
*219. Gallinula, Briss. galeata, Licht. Florida Gallinule.
*220. « martinica, L. Purple Gallinule.

ORDER VI. NATATORES.

SUB-ORDER A. ANSERES.

FAMILY ANATIDÆ.

Sub family Cygnin£. 221. Cygnus, L. americanus, Sharpless. American Swan. *222. “ buccinator, Rich. Trumpeter Swan.

Sub-family ANSERIN Æ. *223. Anser, L. hyperboreus, Pallas. Snow Goose. * 224. " Gambelii, Hartlaub. White-fronted Goose.

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*225. Bernicia, Steph. canadensis, L. Canada Goose.
*226. " Hutchinsii, Rich. Hutchin's Goose.
227. " brenta, Steph. Brant.

Sub-family Anatin E. 228. · Anas L. boschas, L. Mallard. 229. " obscura, Gm. Black Duck. 230. Darila, Jenyos. acuta, L. Pin-tail Duck. 231. NETtion, Kaup. carolinensis, Gm. Green Winged Teal. 232. QUERQUEDULA, Steph. discors, L. Blue Winged Teal.

233. SPATULA, Boie. clypeata, L. Shoveller. *234. CHAULELASMUS, Gray. streperus, L. Gadwall.

235. MARECA, Steph. americana, Gm. Widgeon. 236. Aix, Boie, sponsa, L. Wood Duck.

Sub-family FuLIGULIN Æ. 237. Fulix, Sundevall. marila. Big Black-head. 238.

affinis, Eyton. Little Black-head. 239.

collaris, Donovan. Ring.necked Duck. 240. AYTHYA, Boie. americana, Bon. Red-head. 241. vallisneria, Wils. Canvass-back. 242. BUCIPAALA, Baird. americana, Bon. Golden-eye. 243.

o albeola, L. Buffle-head. *244. HARELDA, Leach. glacialis, L. Long-tailed Duck. *245. MELANETTA, Baird. velvelina, Cassin. Velvet Duck. *246. SOMATERIA, Leach. spectabilis, L. King Duck.

Sub.family ERISMATURINÆ. *247. Erismatura, Bon. rubida, Wils. Ruddy Duck.

Sub-family MERGINE. 348. MERGUS, L. americanus, Cassin. Goosander. 249.

serrator, L. Red-breasted Merganser. 250. LOPHODITES, Rich. cuculatus, L. Hooded Merganser.

SUB-ORDER B. GAVIÆ.

Family LARIDÆ.

Sub.family LARINE. *251, LARUS, L. leucopterus, Faber. White-winged Gull.

marinus, L. Great Black-backed Gall. 253.

argentatus, Brunn. Herring Gull.

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* 254. Larus, L. delawarensis, Ord. Ring-billed Gull.
* 255. CAROICOCEPHALUS, Eyton. atricilla, L. Laughing Gull.
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philadelphia, Ord. Bonaparte's Gull.
* 257. Rissa, L-ach. tridactylus, L. Kittiwake Gull.
*258. Xena, Leach. Sabinii, Sab. Fork-tailed Gull.

Sub family STERNINÆ. 259. STERNA, L. aranea, Wils. Marsh Tern. 260.

Wilsonii, Bon. Wilson's Tern. 261.

macroura, Naum. Arctic Tern. 262.

paradisea, Brunn. Roseate Tern. 263

frenata, Gamb. Least Tern. 264. HYDROCHLEIDON, Boie. plumbea, Wils. Short-tailed Tern.

FAMILY PELECANIDÆ. *265. PELECANUS, L. erythrorhyncus, Gm. Pelican.

FAMILY COLYMBIDÆ, 266. COLYMBU8, L. torquatus, Brunn. Loon. *267. “ septentrionalis, L. Red-throated Loon.

Sub-family PODICEPINÆ. 268. PodioePs, Lath. griseigena, Bodd. Red-necked Grebe. 269.

cristatus, L. Crested Grebe. 270.

cornutus, Gm. Horned Grebe. 271. PODILYMBUS, Less. podiceps, L. Dobchick.

NOTES. *1-29. For information concerning the Vultures and Birds of Prey we refer the reader to Mr. Jno. Kirkpatrick's essay on the Rapacious birds of Ohio, published in the Ohio Farmer in 1858–9, and reprinted in the Ohio Agricultural Report for 1858.

31. C. carolinensis. Carolina Parrot. In 1838 Dr. Kirtland says: “The Parakeets do not usually extend their visits farther north than the Scioto, though I am informed, on perhaps doubtful authority, that thirty years since, flocks of them were sometimes seen on the Ohio at the mouth of Big Beaver, thirty miles below Pittsburg” It is not probable that they extend their migrations into this State at present. They are still to be found in Southern Illinois.

31. C. americanus and C. erythropthalmus. Tbe Yellow-billed and Black-billed Cuckoos are quite numerous in the central portions of the State. From their habits they are not often seen. Unlike the European Cuckoo, these birds build their own nest and rear their young,

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