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A migratory wader that breeds in the Northern hemisphere's spring and summer. It winters in Africa, South Asia and Australia.

Gould and his collectors were unaware that the bird was a migratory visitor to Australia.

The original letterpress description accompanies this lithograph.

 

Published in The Birds of Australia. 1840-1848.

 

Author. John Gould.

 

Artist. John Gould and Henry Richter.

 

Lithograph. Original hand colour.

 

Paper size. 545 mm x 365 mm.

 

Condition. EXCELLENT.

 

Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

ACTITIS EMPUSA : Gould. [Actitis hypoleucos. Common Sandpiper.]

AU$350.00Price
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