Wanderings in South America, by Charles Waterton

Index

ACAIARI

Ai, see Sloths

Alligators

American cities,
classical names of

American ladies,
praise of;
their attire

American manners

Ant-bears

Ant-eating birds

Antigua

Ants;
an ingredient of wourali poison;
nests of

Apoura-poura, River

Ara (macaw)

Armadillo

Arrowroot,
wild

Arrows, Indian

Arthur, King

Asses,
effect of wourali poison on

Aura vulture

Banks, Sir Joseph

Barbadoes

Basseterre

Bête-rouge

Birds, Demeraran;
Brazilian,

Bitterns

Blow-pipe, Indian

Boa-constrictor

Boclora

Bois immortel

Bow, Indian

Broadway

Bucaniers

Buffalo

Bug,
encounter with a

Buonaparte, Prince Charles

Bush-master

Bush-rope

Camoudi snake

Campanero

Canadians characterised

Caprimulgus,
see Goat-suckers

Caps,
a diatribe against

Cassava

Cassique

Castries

Cayenne

Cayman;
expedition in search of;
fishing for;
ridden by author

Chegoe

Clove-trees

Cock-of-the-rock

Constable rock

Coral snake

Cotingas

Couguar

Coulacanara snake,
capture of a

Counacouchi,
see Bush-master

Coushie-ant

Cuia

Curlew, scarlet

Custom House difficulties

Demerara,
falls of the River
potentialities of the
colony

Deserted Village, Goldsmith’s,
quoted

Dog,
effect of wourali poison on a;
probably not native to Guiana

Dolphin

Dominica

Eagle,
white-headed

Edmonstone, Charles

Edmonstone, Robert

Egret

Erie Canal;
Lake

Essequibo river;
falls of the;
scenery

Europe,
future American independence of

Fever,
treatment of

Fig-tree,
wild

Fire-fly

Fish, Demeraran

Fishing, Indian method of,

Flying-fish,

Forest-trees, Demeraran;
destruction of North American,

Fort St. Joachim,

Fowl,
effect of wourali poison on a,

Frigate pelican,

Goat-suckers;
superstitious fear of,

Grand gobe-mouche,

Gross-beak,

Guadalope,

Guiana,
future of;
bird’s-eye view of,

Hannaquoi,

Hermit,
a white,

Hia-hia,

History of Brazil, Southey’s,

Horned screamer,

Houtou,

Howling monkey,
see Monkeys

Hudson,
journey up the,

Hugues, Victor,

Humming-birds,

Ibibirou,

Impostor,
an Indian,

Indians;
mode of life;
religion,
See also Macoushi Indians

India-rubber,

Inn-album,
inscription in an,

Insects, Demeraran,

Irish emigrants,

Jabiru,

Jacamar,

Jaguar,

Jay, Guianan,

Jesuits,
expulsion of the,

Kearney, Dennis,

Kessi-kessi paroquet,

Kingfishers,

King of the vultures,

Labarri snake,

La Gabrielle,
national plantation at,

Land-tortoise,

Lizards,

Maam,
see Tinamou

Macoushi Indians;
their methods of hunting;
trick played by one on the author,

Manikins,

Maroudis,

Martin, M.,

Martinico,

Metallic-cuckoo,

Mibiri Creek,

Mines in Guiana,

Monkeys;
red, or howling;
a specimen with Grecian features,

Monteiro,

Montreal,

Mora-tree,

Museum at Philadelphia,

New Amsterdam,

New York,

Niagara,
Falls of,

Nobrega, Father,

Olinda;
botanic garden at,

Ornithology of the United States,
Wilson’s,

Otters,

Owl,
a crab-eating,

Ox,
effect of wourali poison on an,

Pacou,

Paramaribo,

Parasitic plants,

Parima, Lake,

Park, Mungo,

Parrots,

Partridge,

Peccari,

Pelican,

Percy, Earl,

Pernambuco;
environs,

Petrel,
stormy,

Philadelphia,

Phaeton,

Pi-pi-yo,

Pombal,

Preservation of colours of toucan’s bill;
of quadrupeds;
of zoological specimens generally;
of birds,

Purple-heart,

Quadrupeds,
forest,

Quashi, Daddy,

Quebec,

Quiver, Indian,

Rattlesnake,

Red-headed finch,

Red monkey,
  see Monkeys

Redstart,

Rhinoceros-beetle,

Rice-bird,

Roseau,

Rubber-tree,

Saba,

St. John’s,

St. Lucie,

St. Pierre,

Saintes, the,

Sangre-debuey,

Saratoga,

Savanna, a Demerara,

Slavery in Demerara;
in West Indies,

Slaves,
encounter with runaway,

Sloths;
three-toed, or ai;
two-toed,

Smoking,

Snakes;
hunting,

Spice plantations,

Spikes, poisoned,

Stabroek,

Southey, Robert,

Sun-bird,

Superstition,
reflections on,

Surinam,

Tangaras,

Tapir,

Tarbet, misadventures of Mr.,

Tauronina,

Taxidermy,
see Preservation

Ticks,

Ticonderoga,

Tiger,
  see Jaguar

Tiger-bird,
small,

Tinamou,

Toucans,

Travellers,
advice to,

Travellers’ tales,

Troupiales,

Troy,

Trumpeters,

Turtle,

United States,
progress of the,

Utica,

Vampires,

Vanilla,

Vultures,

Wallaba-tree,

Wasps,

Water-hens,

Water-mamma,

Weapons, Indian,

Whip-poor-will,
see Goat-suckers

Whipsnake,

Wild boars,
hunting,

Wild man of the woods, a,

Wilson, Alexander,

Woodpeckers,

Wound,
treatment of a,

Wourali poison;
its effects;
ingredients;
preparation;
method of using:
antidotes;
experiments in England,

Yabahou,
the evil spirit,

Yawaraciri,

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