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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von], 1828-1868:Arremon aurantiirostris. Lafr[esnaye]. Toompsiri. [1856]

Reference Number: A-198-032

Drawing of Arremon aurantiirostris, commonly called the orange-billed sparrow. Shown standing on the ground beside a bush. It has a bright orange beck, olive green plumage on the back, tail feathers and wings with a small yellow patch at the shoulder end of the wing. The head is black with a pale grey stripe extending over the top of the eye from the beck to the back of the head. The throat and underparts are pale grey with a band of black separating the two areas. The legs and eyes are brown.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Noel Frederic Armand Andre de Lafresnaye, Central America, Emberizidae 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 and pencil, 160 x 160 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: 2. Arremon aurantiirostris. Lafr (ink); Recto - bottom right: Toompsiri (ink). Leng 6 expo 10. Page 98 (pencil)

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