The 'Bahama sparrow' and the 'bignonia' by Mark Catesby

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The 'Bahama sparrow' and the 'bignonia'
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The 'Bahama sparrow' and the 'bignonia'
Mark Catesby
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© The Royal Society


'Passerculus bicolor bahamiensis', the Bahama sparrow, and 'Bignonia arbor pentaphylla flore roseo majore siliquis planis', the bignonia (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Tiaris bicolor, the black-faced grassquit; Tabebuia bahamensis, the white dwarf tabebuia). Plate 37 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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