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The Unfeathered Bird
Katrina van Grouw

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments viii

A Note about Names x

Introduction xii

Part One: Generic
The Trunk 2
The Head and Neck 8
The Hind Limbs 14
The Wings and Tail 19

Part Two: Specific

    I Accipitres 30
    Vultures 32
    Birds of Prey 35
    Owls 44

    II Picae 52
    Parrots 54
    Turacos and Others 58
    Kingfishers 62
    Hornbills and Allies 65
    Toucans and Barbets 70
    Woodpeckers 74
    Hummingbirds 80

    III Anseres 84
    Waterfowl / Domestic Waterfowl 86
    Penguins 104
    Loons 114
    Grebes 119
    Albatrosses, Petrels, and Storm Petrels 124
    Tropicbirds and Frigatebirds 132
    Pelicans 136
    Gannets 139
    Cormorants and Darters 144
    Gulls, Terns, Skimmers, and Skuas 150
    Auks 154

    IV Grallae 162
    Flamingos 164
    Herons 167
    Shoebill 173
    Storks, Ibises, and Spoonbills 174
    Cranes 181
    Rails 185
    Kagu 190
    Waders 192

    V Gallinae 202
    Gamebirds / Domestic Fowl 205
    Screamers 220
    Hoatzin 223
    Ostrich, Kiwis, and Other Ratites 226
    Tinamous 237
    Bustards 239
    Sandgrouse 242
    Dodo and Solitaire 244

    VI Passeres 248
    Pigeons / Domestic Pigeons 250
    Nightjars 258
    Swifts 263
    Passerines 266

Index 284

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