'Le Vaneau, gris de fer' [Curlew sandpiper] Anonymous
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'Le Vaneau, gris de fer' [Curlew sandpiper]
Ornithological study showing a side view of the Curlew sandpiper (here described as Tringa ferruginea, modern taxonomy Calidris ferruginea), shown standing on a small grassy rock surrounded by water. Plate 9 from the book Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enlumlinees d'histoire naturelle du Nord, by Peter Ascanius, volume 1 (Copenhagen, 1772). Inscribed upper right "Ic. Rer. Nat. Tab. IX." Peter Ascanius was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1755.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-9868
- The Royal Society
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