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Nest of the pensile grosbeak, (Loxia pensilis).

Image ID: 821004

Nest of the pensile grosbeak, (Loxia pensilis). (1834)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Nest of the pensile grosbeak, (Loxia pensilis).

Creator

: Whymper, Josiah Wood, 1813-1903 -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1834

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 28 x 18 cm. (11 x 7 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "March 29, 1834" Printed on border: "Some of these structures are solitary, others are thickly clustered together; of the latter kind the most remarkable is that of the African pensile grosbeak, (Loxia pensilis), of which five or six hundred nests have been seen hanging upon one tree. The grosbeak's nest is a sort of basket of straw and reeds, in the shape of a bag, with the entrance below. It is fastened to the twig of a ....
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Original Source

: From Saturday magazine. John William Parker, 1832-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- nests

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Nes

Digital ID

: 821004

Record ID

: 694417

Digital Item Published

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

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