Our Irish Song Birds

By: Benson, Charles William

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt illustration of a bird on the front cover. Inscribed by author on half-title. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." 206 pages, complete. Four color plates (sepia-gray color), complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. A highly detailed and descriptive book on fifty-six bird species that can be seen in Ireland. The author describes each bird's demeanor, habits, and song patterns, among other information. Some species discussed include the song thrush, redwing, fieldfare, ring ouzel, hedge sparrow, icterine warbler, nightingale, chiff-chaff, meadow pipit, skylark, snow bunting, greenfinch, siskin, redpoll, twite, and hoopoe. In the back is appendix with various information on Irish songbirds, such as summer and winter migrants, dates of arrival for swallows across Europe, a tabular view of birds in song each month near Dublin, an estimate of the principal British song birds, singing habits of birds, where certain birds nest, "fun facts" about birds, Irish names for birds, and recommended reference books.

Title: Our Irish Song Birds

Author Name: Benson, Charles William

Categories: Literature, Birds and Bugs, Foreign Lands,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Hodges, Figgis, and Company, Limited: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019967

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