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Migratory wader that breeds in the sub-Antarctic tundra. Common on the entire Australian coast with many over-wintering.

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.


NUMENIUS UROPYGIALIS. [Numenius phaeopus. Whimbrel.]

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