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A non-breeding summer migrant to Australia. Gould recognised its close relationship to the European Godwit, unaware that the birds he observed in Australia were the Euopean birds in their Southern Hemisphere plumage.

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.

LIMOSA UROPYGIALIS : Gould.[Limosa lapponica. Bar-tailed Godwit.]

AU$350.00Price
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