Volume 3, Plate 1

Mottled Owl
Meadow Lark
Black and white Creeper
Pine-creeping Warbler

Mottled Owl

"On contemplating the grave and antiquated figure of this night wanderer, so destitute of everything like gracefulness of shape, I can scarecely refrain from smiling at the conceit of the ludricrous appearance this bird must have made had Nature bestowed on it the powers of song, and given it the faculty of warbling out sprightly airs, while robed in such a solemn exterior."