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Image number: RS.13081
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Black-headed woodpecker

Date

1865

Creator

J Huet (active 1860s-1870s, French), Lithographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 294mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology
Biology
   > Natural history

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Ornithological study of the Black-headed woodpecker, Picus erythropygius, shown clinging to a low tree trunk. The bird is native to Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.

Plate 3 accompanying the paper ‘Rapport sur quelques acquisitions nouvelles faites par la galerie ornithologique du muséum’, by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.1 (Paris, 1865); Bulletin pp.75-78.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Bulletin Tome 1. Pl.III.’ Inscribed below ‘PICUS ERYTHROPYGIUS Elliot. J.Huet pinxt. et lith. Imp. Becquet, Paris.’

Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835-1900) French mammalogist and ornithologist.

Associated place

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      > France