Nests of the Nuthatch and the Jackdaw Adam Ludwig Wirsing
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Nests of the Nuthatch and the Jackdaw
Two studies of birds' nests. Figure 1, the nest of the nuthatch Sitta europaea containing a clutch of five eggs. Figure 2 the nest of the jackdaw Corvus monedula containing a clutch of two eggs. Plate 11 from book Sammlung von Nestern und Eyern verschiedener Vogel...by Adam Ludwig Wirsing and Friedrich Christian Gunther (A L Wirsing, Nuremburg, 1772). Inscribed: "Tab.XI. Der kleine krumschnaeblichte graue Baum Kleber. Fig.1 du Grimperau. Dohle. Fig.2 du Choucas. A.L.Wirsing excudit Norimberg."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-10157
- The Royal Society
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