image gould, j_trochilidae hummingbird supplement_1887_part5_buff-tailed star-frontlet
Image number: RS.9480
Credit: © The Royal Society
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‘Helianthea osculans’

Date

1887

Creator

William Matthew Hart (1830-1908, Irish), Artist

Object type

Library reference

41618

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 500mm
width (print): 350mm

Subject

Biology
   > Natural history
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

‘Helianthea osculans’ (buff-tailed starfrontlet). Illustration from A monograph of the Trochilidae, or family of humming-birds: Supplement ... completed after the author's death by R. Bowdler Sharpe, by John Gould, part V (London, 1887). The posthumous supplement to Gould’s 1861 monograph on hummingbirds.

Associated place

<The World>
   > South America
      > Peru