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Red-backed shrike.

Image ID: 821438

Red-backed shrike.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Red-backed shrike.


: Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Dalziel Brothers -- Engraver

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 14 cm. (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Enne├│stonus co[unintell.]├║rio." "Although the chief food of this bird consists of insects, it occasionally takes to larger game, and has been known to destroy other birds, generally while in their nestling state. It has sometimes been caught in fowlers' nets while striking at their decoy birds, and has been detected in dragging young and weakly pheasants through the bars of the cage in which they had been confined." Inc ....
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Original Source

: From New illustrated natural history. Routledge, 1883) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- shrike

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 821438

Record ID

: 716586

Digital Item Published

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

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