Great Plover
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
Great plover    c. 1797
7.2 x 8.1 cm
EAG 90.41.002


The watercolour transfer drawing is at the Natural History Society of Northumbria, #102. This engraving was first published in the first (1797) edition of the Land Birds and also appeared in subsequent editions of that volume until 1847 when it was published in the Water Birds.

Bibliography: Bain II, 68.