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BIRDS OF JAMAICA.
PHILIP HENRY GOSSE;
ASSISTED BY RICHARD HILL, ESQ., OF SPANISH-TOWN.
WHITE of Selbourne has somewhere expressed the gratification which would be afforded to him by a sight of the hirundinas of
шапу species nave escaped the researches both of himself and his friends, especially among the migrant visitors. The valuable assistance, however, of a resident Ornithologist, whose notes pervade this volume, and to whom he would here express his deep gratitude, have greatly diminished the omissions which must otherwise have been unavoidable.
Perhaps a word of apology may be thought needful for the minuteness with which the author has