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Gould found his first specimen on the Tasmanian coast and the only other example he saw was said to come from around South Africa. The birds breeds on Tasmanian off-shore islands and the non-breeding birds are common in the Southern Oceans.

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.



DIOMEDEA CAUTA : Gould. [Thalassarche cauta. Shy Albatross.]

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