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SUMMER RED BIRD.

Adult Female. Plate XLIV. Fig. 3.

The general colour above is light brownish-green, the sides of the head and the under parts generally brownish-yellow; larger wing-coverts dusky, edged with yellow; quills deep brown, externally margined with yellowish-red; tail-feathers of the same colour. The bill, eyes and legs are of the same tints as in the male.

Dimensions nearly the same.


Young Male. Plate XLIV. Fig. 2.

Dull vermilion, spotted with dull green.




The Wild Muscadine.


Vitis rotundifolia, Mich'. Flor. Amer. vol. ii. p. 231. Pursh, Flor. Amer. vol. i. p. 169.—Pentandria Monogynia, Linn. Vites, Juss.


Leaves between heart-shaped and kidney-shaped, nearly equally toothed, shining on both sides.