[Swainson, William], 1789-1855 :[Delalande's hummingbird in flight. ca 1834-1835]

Date
1830 - 1835
By
Swainson, William, 1789-1855
Ref
E-295-q-051-3
Description

The bird has dull green plummage on its back and tail and upper part of the wings. The underbelly is bright blue. The wings are grey and the short tail feathers are tipped with grey. There is a white stripe extending from the bird's straight bill running below the eye to the wings. A scale feathers of the pronounced crest are green.

Compare with lithograph at E-263-q-022 (From `The ornithological drawings of William Swainson, 1834-1839', Plate 22)

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Ink and watercolours, 64 x 90 mm

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Part of
Mantell, Gideon Algernon 1790-1852 :Scrapbook. [ca 1810-1840] / Mantell, Gideon Algernon 1790-1852 :Scrapbook. [ca 1810-1840]
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Ink and watercolours, 64 x 90 mm
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