Red-tailed tropicbird, 18th century

Red-tailed tropicbird, 18th century

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Caption: Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), 18th-century artwork. Thought to be by a Port Jackson painter, this is drawing 360 from the Watling Collection, which dates from the period 1788 to around 1797. The paintings were made in the area around what is now Sydney, Australia. The collection is held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

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