Image: Hedgesparrow

Hedgesparrow

Hedge-Accentor, or Hedgesparrow from John Gould's The Birds of Great Britain, vol. 2, 1873.

Photographer:
James King
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© Australian Museum Research Library
Creator:
John Gould and H.C. Richter
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© Australian Museum Research Library

Notes

How well do I remember the day when my father lifted me by the arms to look into the nest of a Hedgesparrow in a shrub in our garden! this first sight of its beautiful verditer-blue eggs has never been forgotten; from that moment I became enamoured with nature and her charming attributes...

John Gould The Birds of Great Britain, 1873.

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