'The purple jack-daw' Mark Catesby
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'The purple jack-daw'
Bird identified by Catesby as 'Monedula purpurea', the purple jack-daw (modern scientific name: Quiscalus quiscula stonei, the common grackle - purple subspecies). Plate 12 from volume I of The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, by Mark Catesby (London, 1731). Mark Catesby was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1733.
Original: etching. 1731
- Image reference: RS-10461
- The Royal Society
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