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The Auk, Volume 13, Number 2 (1896)



On the Florida Ground Owl (Speotyto Floridana). 99-108.
William Palmer.
The Taxonomic Value of the Tongue in Birds. 109-115.
Frederic A. Lucas.
Notes on Some of the Birds of Southern California. 115-124.
Florence A. Merriam.
The Law Which Underlies Protective Coloration. 124-129.
Abbott H. Thayer.
Descriptions of a New Horned Lark and a New Song Sparrow, With Remarks on Sennett's Nighthawk. 129-135.
Louis B. Bishop.
An Apparently New Chordeiles from Costa Rica. 135-136.
Geo. K. Cherrie.
Gatke's Heligoland. 137-153.
J. A. Allen.
A Revision of the North American Horned Owls With Description of a New Subspecies. 153-156.
Witmer Stone.

Recent Literature

The 'Birds' of 'The Royal Natural History.'. 156-160.
J. A. Allen.
Saunders and Salvin's Catalogue of the Gavi[Ae] and Tubinares. 160-162.
J. A. Allen.
Salvadori's Catalogue of the Chenomorph[Ae], Crypturi, and Ratit[Ae].'. 162-164.
J. A. Allen.
Chapman on Changes of Plumage in the Dunlin and Sanderling. 164-165.
J. D., Jr.
Chapman on the Plumage of the Snowflake. 165-166.
J. D., Jr.
Allen on Alleged Changes of Color in the Feathers of Birds Without Moulting. 166-167.
J. D., Jr.
The Mockingbird and Yucca Aloifolia. 167-168.
Loomis on California Water Birds. 168-169.
J. A. Allen.
Publications Received. 169-170.

General Notes

Brunnich's Murre at Cape Charles, Virginia. 171.
I. N. Dehaven.
The Parasitic Jaeger Near Cleveland, Ohio. 171.
F. M. Comstock.
Puffinus Tenuirostris, Off San Diego, California. 171-172.
A. W. Anthony.
Clangula Hyemalis At San Diego, California. 172.
A. W. Anthony.
Occurrence of Great White Heron At Escondido, California. 172.
J. Maurice Hatch.
The Skull of the Young Cormorant. 172.
F. A. Lucas.
Note on the Flexor Hallucis Brevis in the Night Heron (Nycticorax Nycticorax N[Oe]Vius). 172-173.
Arthur Resler.
Porzana Noveboracensis Near Ottawa, Canada. 173.
Geo. R. White.
Crymophilus Fulicarius in Maine. 173.
Henry H. Brock.
Crex Crex in Maine. 173-174.
Henry H. Brock.
Baird's Sandpiper in Michigan. 174.
W. E. Mulliken.
Western Sandpiper (Ereunetes Occidentalis) More Abundant Than the Semipalmated (E. Pusillus). 174.
Wm. L. Baily.
Woodpeckers' Tongues--A Plea For Aid. 174-175.
F. A. Lucas.
Pinicola Enucleator in Westchester County, N. Y.. 175.
L. S. Foster.
The Pine Grosbeak At Poughkeepsie, N. Y.. 175.
Caroline E. Furness.
The Pine Grosbeak (P. Enucleator) in New Jersey. 175.
Delagnel Berier.
Harris's Sparrow in Spring Dress in Autumn. 176.
Sidney S. Wilson.
Abnormal Plumage of a Pine Grosbeak. 176.
Reginald Heber Howe, Jr.
The American Crossbill At Sea. 176.
John Clifford Brown.
A Brown Thrasher (Harporhynchus Rufus) in Massachusetts in Winter. 176-177.
Arthur Scott Gilman.
A Few Notes from Maine. 177-178.
O. W. Knight.
Three Winter Notes from Longwood, Massachusetts. 178.
Reginald Heber Howe, Jr.
Bird Notes from Erie County, New York. 178-179.
Elan Howard Eaton.
Virginia Notes. 179.
Bradford Torrey.
On Birds Reported As Rare in Cook County, Ill.. 179-181.
Frank M. Woodruff.
Additions To the Avifauna of Tennessee. 181-182.
Samuel N. Rhoads.
Sundry Notes. 182.
George H. Mackay.


Some Questions of Nomenclature. 183-190.
A Question of Nomenclature. 190-192.
'Ord's Zoology' Again. 192-193.
Chen Hyperborea and C. Nivalis. 193.
Notes and News. 193-196.

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