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Widely spread through the Southern Oceans. The bird breeds on sub-antarctic islands. Gould found it difficult to obtain a specimen due entirely to the birds lack of interest in ships. An oceanic bird, coming ashore only to breed.

The original letterpress description accompanies this lithograph.


Publihed in The Birds of Australia. 1840-1848.


Author. John Gould.


Artist. John Gould and Henry Richter.


Lithograph. Original hand colour.


Paper size 545 x 365 mm.


Condition. EXCELLENT.


Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

PROCELLARIA LESSONII : Garn: [Pterodroma lessonii. White-headed Petrel.]

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