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Vinous tinted Blackbird

Vinous tinted blackbird, John Gould, The Birds of Australia, supplement, pl 31

Leone Lemmer
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Originally issued in 5 parts between 1851 and 1869. Includes seven plates of New Zealand birds: Pl. 57 kakapo (Strigops habrophilus); 58 kaka (Nestor hypopolius); 59 (N. esslengii, later said to be a variegated specimen of the ordinary species); 60 kea (N. notabilis); 76 takahe (Notornis mantelli - magnificent double plate, life size); 80 shoveller (Spatula variegata). Cf. Bagnall. Bagnall, 2188

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