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A migratory wader from the Northern Hemisphere that winters in Africa and Northern Australia. Gould did not recognise that the birds were the Northern Hemisphere 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.

SCHOENICLUS ALBESCENS. [Tringa stagnatilis. Marsh Sandpiper. Little Greenshank.]

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