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Cabot’s tragopan.

Archibald Thorburn, from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Chinese impeyan pheasant.

George Edward Lodge (1860-1954), from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

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Temmink’s tragopan.

Archibald Thorburn, from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

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Blyth’s tragopan.

Archibald Thorburn, from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

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Western tragopan.

Archibald Thorburn, from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

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The satyr tragopan.

Archibald Thorburn, from A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1, by William Beebe, London, 1918.

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First a speck, and then a vulture.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Indianapolis, 1906.

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First a speck, and then a vulture.

Harrison Fisher, from The song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Indianapolis, 1906.

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Friday, September 19, 2014
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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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Monday, September 1, 2014