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Gould found this storm petrel common in the Southern Oceans. It breeds in the sub-antarctic and is circumpolar. Closely related to the white-bellied storm petrel. The black-bellied prefers colder waters to the south of the range of the white-bellied.

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.

 

THALASSIDROMA MELANOGASTER:Gould.[Fregetta tropica.] Black-bellied Storm Petrel.

AU$350.00Price
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