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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis bengalensis). This watercolour is plate 17 from 'Neilgherry Birds and Miscellaneous' (1858) by the Indian-born British artist and amateur ornithologist Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn (1829-1928). This book consists mostly of her illustrations of the flora and fauna of the Nilgiri Hills (then known as the Neilgherry Hills) in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India.
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