‘Pitta celebensis’

    Date
    1848-1852
    Creator
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (page): 265mm
    width (page): 355mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Zoology
          > Ornithology
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > bird
    Description
    Ornithological study of the Sulawesi Pitta, Pitta celebensis (sometimes Erythropitta celebensis). The bird, native to Indonesia, is shown in a landscape with tufted grass.

    Plate from the paper ‘Beschrijving van drie weinig bekende soorten van het geslacht Pitta’, by G F Westerman published in the journal Bijdragen tot de dierkunde. Deel 1. (Amsterdam, M. Westerman & Zoon, 1848-1854).

    Inscribed below: ‘PITTA CELEBENSIS’.

    Gerardus Frederik Westerman (1807-1890) was a Dutch zoologist.



    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.11151
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