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Migratory wader that breeds in the Arctic tundra and winters in south Asia and Australasia. It frequents tidal flats and moves with great speed and agility whether flying or running. Dispersed widely on the coast during the Australian summer.

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. ECELLENT.


Aquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

CHARADRIUS XANTHOCHEILUS :Wagl: [Pluvialis fulva. Pacific Golden Plover.]

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