The purple martin and the 'Smilax (forte) lenis' Mark Catesby
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The purple martin and the 'Smilax (forte) lenis'
'Hirundo purpurea', the purple martin, and 'Smilax (forte) lenis, folio anguloso hederaceo' (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Progne subis, the purple martin; Cocculus carolinus, the Carolina coralbead). Plate 51 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-10491
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