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Sun bittern.

Image ID: 820205

Sun bittern. (ca. 1890)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  Sun bittern.

Published Date

: ca. 1890

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 16 cm. (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Family Eurypygidae. The last of these aberrant crane-like birds is the so-called sun bittern (Eurypyga Helias), of South America, which is structurally characterized by having a notch on each side of the breastbone, a naked oil gland, and powder-down patches, but shows no bare tracts on the sides of the neck. It is unique among the group in having helpless young." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The new natural history. (New York : Merrill & Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- bittern

Source Description

: 1 folder (6 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Bit

Digital ID

: 820205

Record ID

: 692898

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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