Malagasy spinetail

    Date
    1867
    Creator
    J Huet (French) , Lithographer
    Object type
    Library reference
    RCN8171
    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 Malagasy spinetail Zoonavena grandidieri (here styled Chaetura grandidieri) a type of swift native to Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. Two birds are shown on a mossy rock.

    Plate 3 accompanying the paper ‘Description de quelques oiseaux nouveaux appartenant a la collection zoologique du Muséum’, by J Verreaux, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.3 (Paris, 1867); Bulletin pp.3-8.

    Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles Archives du Muséum. Bulletin Tome III. PL.1.’ Inscribed below: ‘Chaetura Grandidieri. Huet del. Imp. Becquet, à Paris.’

    Jules Pierre Verreaux (1807-1873) French botanist and ornithologist.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > France
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.13089
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