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Hammerheads and their nest.

Image ID: 821638

Hammerheads and their nest. (ca. 1890)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hammerheads and their nest.

Published Date

: ca. 1890

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)


: Written on border: "Umbrette" Printed on border: "Family Scopidæ" "2069" "One-fifth natural size." "From a structural point of view the small brown African bird, known as the hammerhead or umbre (Scopus umbrella), is even more remarkable than the preceding, since it combines many features common to the herons and storks, and is accordingly regarded by Mr. Beddard as nearly allied to the common ancestral stork from which those two groups ....
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Original Source

: From The new natural history. (New York : Merrill & Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- T-Z

Source Description

: 1 folder (34 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 821638

Record ID

: 705231

Digital Item Published

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

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