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Sources for the electronic book: Life Histories of Familiar North American Birds

Common Loon.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1919.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 107: 47-60. United States Government Printing Office.

American White Pelican.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1922.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 121: 282-293. United States Government Printing Office.

American Bittern.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 72-84. United States Government Printing Office.

Great Blue Heron.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 101-114. United States Government Printing Office.

Green Heron.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 185-194. United States Government Printing Office.

Black-crowned Night Heron.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 197-213. United States Government Printing Office.

Turkey Vulture.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167 (Part 1): 12-28. United States Government Printing Office.

Canada Goose.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1925. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 130 (Part 2): 204-223. United States Government Printing Office.

Wood Duck.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1923. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 126 (Part 1) : 158-171. United States Government Printing Office.

Mallard.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1923. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 126 (Part 1): 34-47. United States Government Printing Office.

Blue-winged Teal.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1923.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 126 (Part 1): 111-121. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Pintail. [American Pintail]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1923.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 126 (Part 1): 144-156. United States Government Printing Office.

Common Merganser. [American Merganser]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1923.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 126 (Part 1): 1-13. United States Government Printing Office.

Bald Eagle. [Southern Bald Eagle]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167 (Part 1): 321-333. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Harrier. [Marsh Hawk]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167 (Part 1): 78-95. United States Government Printing Office.

Sharp-shinned Hawk.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167 (Part 1): 95-111. United States Government Printing Office.

Cooper's Hawk.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167: 112-125. United States Government Printing Office.

Red-tailed Hawk. [Eastern Red-tailed Hawk]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167: 147-165. United States Government Printing Office.

Golden Eagle.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1937.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 167 (Part 1): 293-315. United States Government Printing Office.

American Kestrel. [Eastern Sparrow Hawk]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170: 106-121. United States Government Printing Office.

Gray Partridge. [European Partridge]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1932.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 162: 1-9. United States Government Printing Office.

Wild Turkey. [Eastern Turkey]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1932.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 162: 326-339. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Bobwhite. [Eastern Bobwhite]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1932. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 162: 9-32. United States Government Printing Office.

Sora. [Sora Rail]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 303-316. United States Government Printing Office.

American Coot.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135: 358-371. United States Government Printing Office.

Sandhill Crane.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135 : 241-253. United States Government Printing Office.

Killdeer.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1929. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 146 (Part 2): 202-217. United States Government Printing Office.

Spotted Sandpiper.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1929. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 146 (Part 2): 78-97. United States Government Printing Office.

Common Snipe. [Wilson Snipe]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 142 (Part 1): 81-98. United States Government Printing Office.

American Woodcock.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1927.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 142 (Part 1): 61-78. United States Government Printing Office.

Mourning Dove. [Eastern Mourning Dove]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1932. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 162: 402-416. United States Government Printing Office.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 54-66. United States Government Printing Office

Barn Owl. [American Barn Owl]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170 (Part 2):140-153. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Screech-Owl.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170 (Part 2) : 243-258. United States Government Printing Office.

Great Horned Owl.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170: 295-322. United States Government Printing Office.

Long-eared Owl.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170 (Part 2):153-169. United States Government Printing Office.

Short-eared Owl.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1938.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 170 (Part 2):169-182. United States Government Printing Office.

Common Nighthawk. [Eastern Nighthawk]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 206-234. United States Government Printing Office.

Whip-poor-will. [Eastern Whippoorwill]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 163-183. United States Government Printing Office.

Chimney Swift.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 271-293. United States Government Printing Office.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 332-352. United States Government Printing Office.

Belted Kingfisher. [Eastern Belted Kingfisher]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1940. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 176: 111-129. United States Government Printing Office.

Red-bellied Woodpecker.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 237-245. United States Government Printing Office.

Downy Woodpecker. [Northern Downy Woodpecker]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 52-68. United States Government Printing Office.

Hairy Woodpecker. [Eastern Hairy Woodpecker]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 13-24. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Flicker.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 264-287. United States Government Printing Office.

Ivory-billed Woodpecker.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 1 - 12. United States Government Printing Office.

Pileated Woodpecker. [Northern Pileated Woodpecker]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1939. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 174: 171-189. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Wood-Pewee.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 266-279. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Kingbird.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 11-29. United States Government Printing Office.

Loggerhead Shrike.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1950. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 197: 131-148. United States Government Printing Office.

Warbling Vireo. [Eastern Warbling Vireo]
Contributed by Winsor Marrett Tyler
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1950.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 197: 362-372. United States Government Printing Office.

Red-eyed Vireo.
Contributed by Winsor Marrett Tyler
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1950.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 197: 335-348. United States Government Printing Office.

Blue Jay. [Northern Blue Jay]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1947. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 191 (Part 1): 32-52. United States Government Printing Office.

American Crow. [Eastern Crow]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1947. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 191 (Part 2): 226-257. United States Government Printing Office.

Horned Lark. [Prairie Horned Lark]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 342-356. United States Government Printing Office.

Purple Martin.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 489-508. United States Government Printing Office.

Tree Swallow.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 384-400. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Rough-winged Swallow. [Rough-winged Swallow]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 424-433. United States Government Printing Office.

Barn Swallow.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1942. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 179: 439-458. United States Government Printing Office.

Black-capped Chickadee.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1947. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 191: 322-338. United States Government Printing Office.

Tufted Titmouse.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1947. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 191: 393-406. United States Government Printing Office.

Red-breasted Nuthatch.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 22-35. United States Government Printing Office.

White-breasted Nuthatch.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 1-12. United States Government Printing Office.

Brown Creeper.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 56-70. United States Government Printing Office.

Carolina Wren.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 205-217. United States Government Printing Office.

House Wren. [Eastern House Wren]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 113-141. United States Government Printing Office.

Marsh Wren. [Prairie Marsh Wren]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 248-259. United States Government Printing Office.

Golden-crowned Kinglet. [Eastern Golden-crowned Kinglet]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 382-397. United States Government Printing Office.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 344-364. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Bluebird.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 233-260. United States Government Printing Office.

Hermit Thrush. [Eastern Hermit Thrush]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 143-162. United States Government Printing Office.

Wood Thrush.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 101-123. United States Government Printing Office.

American Robin. [Eastern Robin]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1949. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 196: 14-45. United States Government Printing Office.

Gray Catbird. [Catbird]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 320-351. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Mockingbird. [Eastern Mockingbird]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 295-315. United States Government Printing Office.

Brown Thrasher.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1948. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 195: 351-374. United States Government Printing Office.

Cedar Waxwing.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1950. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 197: 79-102. United States Government Printing Office.

Yellow Warbler. [Eastern Yellow Warbler]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1953. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 203: 160-182. United States Government Printing Office.

Yellow-rumped Warbler. [Eastern Myrtle Warbler]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1953. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 203: 239-258. United States Government Printing Office.

Common Yellowthroat. [Northern and Maryland Yellowthroats]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1953. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 203: 542-565. United States Government Printing Office.

Yellow-breasted Chat. [Eastern Yellow-breasted Chat]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1953. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 203: 587-599. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Towhee. [Rufous-sided Towhee]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 562-579. United States Government Printing Office.

Chipping Sparrow. [Eastern and Canadian Chipping Sparrows]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 2): 1166-1184. United States Government Printing Office.

Grasshopper Sparrow.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 2): 725-745. United States Government Printing Office.

Song Sparrow. [Eastern Song Sparrow]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 3): 1491-1512. United States Government Printing Office.

White-crowned Sparrow. [Eastern White-crowned Sparrow]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 3):1273-1291. United States Government Printing Office.

Dark-eyed Junco. [Northern Slate-Colored Junco]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 2): 1029-1043. United States Government Printing Office.

Snow Bunting.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 3): 1652-1675. United States Government Printing Office.

Northern Cardinal. [Eastern Cardinal]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 1-15. United States Government Printing Office.

Indigo Bunting.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968.  Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 80-111. United States Government Printing Office.

Red-winged Blackbird. [Eastern Redwing]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1958. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 211: 123-150. United States Government Printing Office.

Eastern Meadowlark.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1958. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 211: 53-80. United States Government Printing Office.

Common Grackle. [Purple Grackle]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1958. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 211: 374-390. United States Government Printing Office.

Brown-headed Cowbird. [Eastern Brown-headed Cowbird]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1958. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 211: 421-450. United States Government Printing Office.

Baltimore Oriole.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland. 1958. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 211: 247-270. United States Government Printing Office.

Purple Finch. [Eastern Purple Finch]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 264-278. United States Government Printing Office.

House Finch.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 290-314. United States Government Printing Office.

Pine Siskin.
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 424-447. United States Government Printing Office.

American Goldfinch. [Eastern American Goldfinch]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 447-466. United States Government Printing Office.

Evening Grosbeak. [Eastern Evening Grosbeak]
Bent, Arthur Cleveland and collaborators (compiled and edited by Oliver L. Austin, Jr.). 1968. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 237 (Part 1): 206-237. United States Government Printing Office.

 


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