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Edwards, George, 1694-1773. / Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, etc
Part II (1760)

Chap. LXXXVI. Pla. 296. The little thrush; Petite grive,   pp. 183-184 ff.


Page 183

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Bird in all my fearches: and from  the
difference of the knobs both in magni-
tude, fhape, and colour, and from the
one being fo remarkably crefled, and the
other having no crefi, I rather incline to
think they differ fpecifically from each
other. The Cufhiew-Bird is the Pauxi of
Nieremberg, p. 233-236.   The Curaffo
is the Mituporanga of Marcgravius. The
latter is figured in many authors; but thofe
writers who have defcribed the Cufhew-
Bird, have given no figure of it: fo that
I believe this to be the firfi print of it that
hath appeared. It is the property of the
Duke of Portland; but being at a feat of
his Grace's at a diftance from London,
my affairs would not permit me to make a
drawing of it myfelf.
je ffais qu'il eji tre's rare chez nous rn corn-
paraifon de l'oiftau de Curq/J2u, quife trcu,)t
communement dans [es tne'nageries de ceux de
notre Noblefr qui font curicux en oifraux.
lne'ai vu' qu'un Cijco da-ns toutes mes recher-
ches: aui refle, a caJfe de la di/c'rcnce des
boutons, tant en grandeugr q9'en figure et en
Couleur, et a' cauJe que /tun a uie huppe 4f
remarquable, tandis que 1'autre n'en a point,
je ferois fort porte' a croire, qu'ils flont
chacun d'une efpece particuliere. Le CuJco
e/i le Pauxi de Nieremberg * ; et l'Oifeau de
Curafau efi le Mituporanga de Marcgrave.
Ce dernier eIf reprifente' dans plufeurs au-
teurs; mais les e'crivains, qui ont decrit le
Cufco, n'en ont point donne' la figure: cequi
me fait croire que c'efl ici la premh're enz-
preinte, qui en, eit paru.   n appartient amt
Duc de Port-land; mais etant a' une mai/on
de campagne de fon AlteS/e, a/ez aloigne'e de
Londres, mes ajaires ne mo'nt p,.?s perniis
d'aller kc definer moi-meme.
Voi. pag. 733---236.
C H A P.
LXXXVI.
P LA.
The LITTLE THRUSH.
Tr I-H E figure represents this bird of its
T  natural bignefs.
The upper mandible of the bill is dufky
or blackifl; the lower is dufky at the
point, and yellow toward the head: fome
f11ort hairs arife about the angles of the
mouth : it hath a lightifh ring round the
eye. The head, upper fide of the neck,
back, wings, and tail, are all of a red-
PETITE GRIVE,
T    A figure reprtfente cet oifeau de fa grof-
feur naturelle.
Le deFiis du bee efi oL'fcur onl noirdtre;
le dejous en ejI aiji obfcur a la pointe, mais
jaunatre vers la tete: il s'en elc've quegues
poils courts vers les angles de 'ouverture: il y
a autour des yeux un cercle blanchdtre.  La
t te, le dJ'.s du coU, le dos, ls ailes et la
quteu, font d'un brun rougeatre ou canelle,
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