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Known by the Maoris in New Zealand as Matukuhurepo. Found in the densely vegetated wetlands of Australia and New Zealand.

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. 565 mm x 365 mm.


Condition. EXCELLENT.


Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

BOTAURUS AUSTRALIS : Gould. [Botaurus poiciloptilus. Brown Bittern.]

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