Male Kestrel Watercolour Plate 1. Aug 1848
Original watercolour drawings and illustrated MS relating to Indian Birds, forming one of a set of volumes from which the illustrated MS work by Tickell on Mammals, &c. of India, in the Library of the Zoological Society of London was elaborated. Samuel Richard Tickell (c.1809-1875) Date: c, 1848 NHM Library Zoology 88 o TIC Date: crica 1848
© Mary Evans / Natural History Museum
Grey goshawk, Accipiter novaehollandiae
Grey goshawk, Accipiter novaehollandiae, and dappled brown sparrowhawk (Falco peregrinus?). Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Dumont de Sainte-Croix's Dictionary of Natural Science: Ornithology, Paris, France, 1816-1830. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Coutant, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
Peregrine Falcon - chick in the nest (a single
Peregrine Falcon - chick in the nest (a single chick because of the bad year due to the lack of lemmings as food, a natural fluctuation (Falco peregrinus). nest on a rocky bank of river Maksimovka, Taimyr peninsula, North of Siberia, Russian Arctic.
© Andrey Zvoznikov / ardea.com
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