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Tricolor-crested cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) ; Banksian cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus stellata).

Image ID: 820307

Tricolor-crested cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) ; Banksian cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus stellata). (1873-1876)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Tricolor-crested cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri) ; Banksian cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus stellata).

Published Date

: 1873-1876

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 7 cm. (8 x 2 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Another genus peculiar to Australia is calyptorhynchus (Vig. and Horsf.), characterized by a very large and strong bill, broad at the base, and much higher than long ; the lower mandible small, dilated, and strongly emarginated at the tip ; the wings moderate, and the tail lengthened and rounded. They live in small flocks in woods near rivers, feeding on the fruit and bark of the eucalyptus…" Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The American cyclopedia : a popular dictionary of general knowledge. (New York : Appleton, 1873-1876) Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson) (1819-1897), Editor. Ripley, George (1802-1880), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- cockatoo

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820307

Record ID

: 692980

Digital Item Published

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

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