This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...Hantzsch (Vogelwelt Islands, pp. 105 et segq.) treats the Icelandic Puffin as belonging to the large Northern form, but I do not feel quite sure that the smaller and more southern F. arctica may not also be there. COLYMBUS GLACIALIS', Linna;us. GREAT NORTHERN DIVER. $ 4959. One.--Near Myvatn, Iceland, June, 1843. From Mr. Proctor, 1844. The Icelandic name Himbrimi was written on this egg. $ 4960. Owe.--From Mr. Green, 1846. $ 4961. One.--From Mr. Argent, 1852. 1 Mr. Wolley wrote in his Egg-b')ok of this species in Sutherland in 1849:--"Gbeat Northern Diver--I saw many pairs on the saltwater Loch Eribol--'not known to breed there--not seen with young; leave soon.' This was on the 8th of May. I nearly shot two Ember Geese with ball." The name "Ember Goose " (Danish Imber) is from the Icelandic Himbrimi.--Ed.1 $ 4962. One.--From Mr. Williams, of Oxford Street, 1852. $4963. Two.--Sandhvass-holmi, West Iceland. May or June, 1858. These eggs of Himbrimi, found about a month and a half ago, were brought on the 14th of July, 1858, by Jon Gislasson, of Akratunga in Hraunhrepp in Myra-Sysla, to the Apothecary Randrup in Reykjavik, while we were there, and we bought them of him for one mark each, the price the apothecary had given on former occasions. $ 4964. One.--North Iceland. From Mr. Proctor, 1851. $ 4965. One.--Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. From Mr. Andrew Downs, 1857. Obtained by me from Mr. Downs at Halifax, when I was there in August, 1867. I understood him to say that it was an egg of that year. S 4966. Three.--Iceland, 1860. From Mr. J. W. Clark, 1868. Given to me by Mr. Claijk, who brought them from Iceland, whither be went in Lord Fitzwilliam's yacht in 1860, and wrote an account of his voyage iu 'Vacation Tourists ' for that year (pp. 323-3...