Nest of the Great bustard Adam Ludwig Wirsing
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Nest of the Great bustard
Study of a great bustard's nest Otis tarda showing ears of grain incorporated into its construction and containing a clutch of two eggs. Plate 43 from book Sammlung von Nestern und Eyern verschiedener Vogel...by Adam Ludwig Wirsing and Friedrich Christian Gunther (A L Wirsing, Nuremburg, 1772). Inscribed: "Tab.XLIII Pl.43 de l'Outarde. Truppe. A.L.Wirsing excudit Norimberg."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-10160
- The Royal Society
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