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Breeds on the Antarctic coastline and the sub Antarctic islands during November and December. It moves into the Northern Hemisphere during the Northern summer. Gould remarks that he knew of no petrel that occurred in both hemispheres and postulated that there could be two distinct populations.

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 WILSONI :Bonap A [Oceanites oceanicus. Wilson's Storm Petrel.]

AU$275.00Price
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