Dr. Seligmann song bird engravings were a collaborative work of George Edwards and Mark Catesby, important Eighteenth Century Ornithologists.
Wrens, warblers, blue jays, robins, doves, titmice, finches & woodpeckers. Even crows & ravens.
Appropriately called Hummingbirds because of the humming sound the birds make when the wings flap incredibly fast.
Interest was strong and demand was high, so a second (small) octavo edition of JJ Audubon’s Birds of America published in 1870.