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Common And Red-Necked Nightjars.

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820700
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Names
Mützel, Gustav (1839-1893) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Goatsucker

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Goa
Topics
Birds
Caprimulgiformes
Caprimulgus
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "2/5 nat. size." "… collar, which has gained the species its familiar name of red-necked. It inhabits the countries of South-Western Europe and Northern Africa, nesting in Spain, Algeria, and Morocco; migrating occasionally into Southern France; and it has even reached Great Britain on one occasion, but its winter-quarters are unknown. The food of the nightjar consists entirely of insects, in pursuit of which the bird may be seen flying over the heather or the fields in the twilight, …" Written on border: "Caprimulgus ruficollis."

Source note: The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 15 cm. (7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1693130
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17188927
Barcode : 33333159358395
UUID: 2e49eb30-c53b-012f-122b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 1895: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Common And Red-Necked Nightjars." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d955-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Common And Red-Necked Nightjars." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d955-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). Common And Red-Necked Nightjars. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d955-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Common And Red-Necked Nightjars.