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Gould could not distinguish between the Northern skua of Europe and the South Polar Skua. it breeds in the Antarctic peninsula and is known to travel as a juvenile into the Northern Hemisphere. Common in Tasmanian waters 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. 545 mm x 365 mm.

 

Condition. EXCELLENT.

 

Aquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

LESTRIS CATARRACTES. [Catharacta maccormicki. South Polar Skua.]

AU$325.00Price
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