. Key to North American birds. Containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the continent north of the Mexican and United States boundary, inclusive of Greenland and Lower California, with which are incorporated General ornithology: an outline of the structure and classification of birds; and Field ornithology, a manual of collecting, preparing, and preserving birds. Birds; Birds. Fig. 199. —V. huttoni, nat, size. (From Baird.) entirely yellowish. California. First quiU rather less than half the 2d, which about equals the 10th; 3d a little longe

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. Key to North American birds. Containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the continent north of the Mexican and United States boundary, inclusive of Greenland and Lower California, with which are incorporated General ornithology: an outline of the structure and classification of birds; and Field ornithology, a manual of collecting, preparing, and preserving birds. Birds; Birds. Fig. 199. —V. huttoni, nat, size. (From Baird.) entirely yellowish. California. First quiU rather less than half the 2d, which about equals the 10th; 3d a little longe
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. Key to North American birds. Containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the continent north of the Mexican and United States boundary, inclusive of Greenland and Lower California, with which are incorporated General ornithology: an outline of the structure and classification of birds; and Field ornithology, a manual of collecting, preparing, and preserving birds. Birds; Birds. Fig. 199. —V. huttoni, nat, size. (From Baird.) entirely yellowish. California. First quiU rather less than half the 2d, which about equals the 10th; 3d a little longer than 7th; 4th and 5th nearly equal and longest. Tail slightly rounded, shorter than the wings. Bill very smaU. Above olive-green; brightest behind, especially on rump and edging of tail; duller and more ashy toward and on top and sides of head and neck. Wings with two bands on coverts, and outer edges of innermost secondaries rather broadly olivaceous-white; other quiUs edged externally with olive-green, paler toward outer primary, internally with whitish. Lat- eral tail-feathers edged externally with yellowish- white. Feathers of rump with much concealed yel- lowish-gray. Under parts pale olivaceous-yellowish, purest behind, lightest on throat and abdomen; the breast more olivaceous, the sides stiU deeper olive-green, the breast soiled with a slight buffy tinge. AxiUars and crissum yellowish, the inside of wings whitish. Loral region and narrow space around eye dull yellowish, in faint contrast to the olive of head. Bill hom-color above, paler below; legs dusky. Length 4.70 : wing 2.40 ; tail 2.05. (Description from Baird.) 183a. v. h. ste'vensi. (To F. Stephens.) Stephens' Greenlet. Like F. huttoni. Bill stout; wings from 0.30-0.40 longer than tail. Above, grayish-ash; the crown, vertex and sides of head and neck nearly pure ash; the back faintly tinged with olive; the rump and an edging on the tail-feathers dull oUve-green. Wings with two nearly confluent bands on the co

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