Digitised Image

[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von], 1828-1868 :7. Monasa Belli. Sclater. sp. nov! [185-]

Reference Number: A-198-031

Drawing of a nunbird on a branch. Possibly the black-fronted nunbird (Monasa nigrifrons) or similar. The plumage is dull slatey black with an iridescent green tinge on the lower breast; tail feathers are black. The bill is a distinctive red, rather slender and decurved. The eye is black.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Philip Sclater, Central America and Birds - Central America.

Part of:
[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868, attributed works:[Central American birds 1856?], Reference Number A-198-025/046 (18 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 124 x 162 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: Title; Recto - beneath image: Leng 10 1/2", Exp 17". 68 (pencil)

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