The 'red leg'd thrush' and the 'gum-elimy tree' by Mark Catesby

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The 'red leg'd thrush' and the 'gum-elimy tree'
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The 'red leg'd thrush' and the 'gum-elimy tree'
Mark Catesby
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© The Royal Society


'Turdus viscivorus plumbeus', the red leg'd thrush, and 'Teribinthus major betulae cortice', the gum-elimy tree (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Turdus plumbeus, the red-legged thrush; Bursera simaruba, the gumbo-limbo). Plate 30 from volume I of The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, by Mark Catesby (London, 1731). Mark Catesby was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1733.

Original: etching. 1731

The Artist: Mark Catesby

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