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A Northern Hemisphere summer migrant to Australia. Many of the waders Gould thought were seperate species were in fact Northern Hemisphere birds with which he was familiar. Their Southern Hemisphere plumage was so unfamiliar that he assigned them as a seperate species.

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 AUSTRALIS. [Tringa stagnatilis. Marsh Sandpiper. Little Greenshank.]

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