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Lammergeyer -- Gypáëtus barbátus.

Image ID: 820942

Lammergeyer -- Gypáëtus barbátus.  [Lammergeier -- Gypáëtus barbátus.] (1860)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Lammergeyer -- Gypáëtus barbátus.

Alternate Title

: Lammergeier -- Gypáëtus barbátus.


: Browne, J. -- Artist

Published Date

: 1860

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 15 cm. (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The bearded vulture, or lammergeyer, lives in the rocky parts of South Europe and Western Asia. It eats dead animals, rats, mice, and hares, and sometimes steals lambs from the fold. Sometimes it kills the chamois goat by knocking it off the rock with its long wings. It is called the bearded vulture, on account of the long tufts of black hair-like feathers which fall from the nostrils and beneath the beak. The bird is gre ....
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Original Source

: From Routledge's picture book of birds, engraved. Routledge, 1860) Dalziel Brothers , Engraver. Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- K-N

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820942

Record ID

: 694296

Digital Item Published

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

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