The 'large lark' and the 'little yellow star-flower' by Mark Catesby

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The 'large lark' and the 'little yellow star-flower'
Mark Catesby
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'Alauda magna', the large lark, and 'Ornithogalum luteum parvum folijs gramineis glabris', the little yellow star-flower (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Sturnella magna, the eastern meadowlark; Hypoxis hirsuta, the common goldstar). Plate 33 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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