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African crested eagle (1/3 nat. size).

Image ID: 820523

African crested eagle (1/3 nat. size).  [African crested eagle (one-third natural size).] (1895)

Image Details

Image Title

:  African crested eagle (1/3 nat. size).

Alternate Title

: African crested eagle (one-third natural size).


: Mützel, Gustav, 1839-1893 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1895

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 15 cm. (7 3/4 x 6 in.)


: Written on border: "Lophoaëtus occipitalis" Printed on border: "The nostrils are circular, the beak short, and the metatarsi of considerable length, with short feathers. In point of size the African crested eagle is somewhat inferior to the red kite, the total length of the female being 21 inches. The general colour of the plumage is chocolate-brown, with some of the feathers on the back and wing-coverts paler and the head darker, with a black crest." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- Eagle

Source Description

: 2 folders (44 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820523

Record ID

: 693150

Digital Item Published

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

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