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Blue-and-yellow tanager (Thraupis bonariensis). This bird is from South America. This hand-coloured lithograph by John and Elizabeth Gould was published in 'Zoology of the Voyage of the HMS Beagle', edited by British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and published in 19 issues between 1838 and 1841. This plate is from the 'Birds' section (Part 3). This specimen has a black back. A similar bird with a green back was later named Darwin's tanager (Thraupis darwinii).
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