'The Blue-headed Parrot' George Edwards
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'The Blue-headed Parrot'
Ornithological study of a Blue-headed Pionus Pionus menstruus, a parrot native to Central and South America. The bird is shown on a low tree branch. Plate 314 from chapter 104 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 3 (London, for the author, 1764). The plate is inscribed: "The blue headed Parrot, from Life. Geo. Edwards Delin: & sculp, August 22 A.D. 1761, it's native Place unknown."
Original: etching. 1761
- Image reference: RS-10030
- The Royal Society
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