'Muscicapa nigrescens', the blackcap fly-catcher, and 'Gelseminum sive Jasminum luteum ordoratum virginianum scandens, semper virens', the yellow jessamy (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Sayornis phoebe, the eastern phoebe; Gelsemium sempervirens, the Carolina jessamine). Plate 53 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
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