Brown booby Mark Catesby
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Ornithological study of a brown booby, Sula leucogaste, referred to here as Anseri bassano. It is shown on a rocky mound in front of an open body of water. On the left [as viewed], is a sketched detail of the bird with its head tilted back and its beak open wide.
Signed and inscribed below: 'Anseri Bassano affinis fusca avis.'
Plate 87 from volume I of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731).
- Image reference: RS-18622
- © The Royal Society
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