This antique text comprises a detailed treatise on the birds native to Canada, including descriptions of their plumage, habits, food, song, nests, eggs, and times of arrival and departure. A book that will be of great value to those with an interest in the birds native to this part of the world, 'The Birds Of Canada' is perfect for both the amateur and seasoned ornithologist alike - and makes for a great addition to collections of antique ornithological literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Birds of Prey', 'Climbers', 'Perchers', 'Scratchers', 'Waders', 'Swimmers', 'Birds of British Columbia and Manitoba', 'Synopsis of the Birds of Canada-Scientific names', and 'Synopsis of the Birds of Canada-Common names'. This text has been elected for modern republication due to its significant educational value. Originally published in 1872, we are proud to republish it now complete with a new introduction to ornithology.