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Sun Bittern.

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Sun Bittern.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Bittern

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890 (Approximate)
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Bit
Content: Printed on border: "Family Eurypygidae. The last of these aberrant crane-like birds is the so-called sun bittern (Eurypyga Helias), of South America, which is structurally characterized by having a notch on each side of the breastbone, a naked oil gland, and powder-down patches, but shows no bare tracts on the sides of the neck. It is unique among the group in having helpless young." Includes additional text.
Source note: The new natural history. (New York : Merrill Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 16 cm. (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1693043
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17633678
Barcode: 33333159362520
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2a32c90-c53a-012f-6991-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sun Bittern." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d52b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sun Bittern." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d52b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1890). Sun Bittern. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d52b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sun Bittern.