'The Yellow-winged Pye, and Greatest Locust' George Edwards
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'The Yellow-winged Pye, and Greatest Locust'
Zoological study of what is perhaps the Epaulet Oriole Icterus cayanensis from South America, shown in the act of catching a fly. Together with a variety of locust which appears in side view in the foreground of the plate. Plate 322 from chapter 112 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 yellow winged Pie, and the great Locust, boath Drawn from life of their natural Size by G. Edwards. March 2 1761."
Original: etching. 1761
- Image reference: RS-10032
- The Royal Society
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