Image: Great Auk

Great Auk

Great Auk from John Gould's The Birds of Great Britain, vol.5, 1873.

Photographer:
James King
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© Australian Museum Research Library
Creator:
John Gould and W.Hart
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© Australian Museum Research Library

Notes

With the Dodo and Solitaire it must, indeed, be looked upon as a bird of the past, which, with many others, has lived its allotted time and then disappeared, leaving its skeleton as an evidence of its having existed.

John Gould The Birds of Great Britain, 1873.

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