Caprimulgidae, Macrodypterix, Eurylaimus. Engraving of Nightjars, or Goat Suckers, 1864

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Caprimulgidae, Macrodypterix, Eurylaimus

£20.00

18 x 27 cm, Condition very good.
Price £20.00 / $26.00 (plus packing and postage)

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Caprimulgidae, Macrodypterix, Eurylaimus.
Nightjars, sometimes called Goat Suckers, are medium-sized nocturnal or crepuscular birds in the family Caprimulgidae, characterized by long wings, short legs and very short bills. The name Goat Suckers is due to the ancient folk tale that they sucked the milk from goats (the Latin for goatsucker is Caprimulgus
This is a coloured engraving by F.O Finch, showing 3 birds, engraved by J.W.Lowry, from Natural History; Being an Account etc of The Animal Kingdom by Sir John Richardson, William S. Dallas. T. Spencer Cobbold, William Baird, Adam White Curators etc.
Published by William Mackenzie, circa 1864

Size 18 x 27 cm, Condition very good.
Price £20.00 / $26.00 (plus packing and postage)

If you have any questions about this product please feel free to co

Product Description

Caprimulgidae, Macrodypterix, Eurylaimus.
Nightjars, sometimes called Goat Suckers, are medium-sized nocturnal or crepuscular birds in the family Caprimulgidae, characterized by long wings, short legs and very short bills. The name Goat Suckers is due to the ancient folk tale that they sucked the milk from goats (the Latin for goatsucker is Caprimulgus
This is a coloured engraving by F.O Finch, showing 3 birds, engraved by J.W.Lowry, from Natural History; Being an Account etc of The Animal Kingdom by Sir John Richardson, William S. Dallas. T. Spencer Cobbold, William Baird, Adam White Curators etc.
Published by William Mackenzie, circa 1864

Size 18 x 27 cm, Condition very good.
Price £20.00 / $26.00 (plus packing and postage)

If you have any questions about this product please feel free to co

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