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Red-Backed Shrike.
Weir, Harrison (1824-1906) (Artist)
Dalziel Brothers (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Shrike

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Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Shr
Red-backed shrike
Content: Printed on border: "Enneóstonus co[unintell.]úrio." "Although the chief food of this bird consists of insects, it occasionally takes to larger game, and has been known to destroy other birds, generally while in their nestling state. It has sometimes been caught in fowlers' nets while striking at their decoy birds, and has been detected in dragging young and weakly pheasants through the bars of the cage in which they had been confined." Includes additional text.
Source note: New illustrated natural history. Routledge, 1883) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1700990
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17198766
Barcode: 33333159372438
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 647c6280-c53c-012f-c587-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1824: Creator Born
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Red-Backed Shrike." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Red-Backed Shrike." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Red-Backed Shrike. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Red-Backed Shrike.