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Capercaillie -- Tetrao urogallus.

Image ID: 820770

Capercaillie -- Tetrao urogallus. (1885)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Capercaillie -- Tetrao urogallus.

Published Date

: 1885

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 18 cm. (8 x 7 in.)


: Written on border: "A European grouse" Printed on border: " 'At this period, and often when the ground is still deeply covered with snow, the cock stations himself on a pine and commences his love song, or play, as it is termed in Sweden, to attract the hens about him. This is usually from the first dawn of day to sunrise, or from a little after sunset until it is quite dark.' " " 'During his 'play,' the neck of the capercaillie is stretch ....
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Original Source

: From Animate creation : a popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history. (New York : Selmar Hess, 1885) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- grouse

Source Description

: 1 folder (22 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Grou

Digital ID

: 820770

Record ID

: 694072

Digital Item Published

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

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