Porphyrio bellus. Azure-breasted Porphyrio. [Pukeko] 1848 (1860)

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Rare lithograph of a New Zealand Pukeko by John Gould from his epic series, The Birds of Australia and Adjacent Islands.


Artist: John Gould (1804-1881) 
Common name: Australian swamphen, Pukeko (New Zealand)
Binomial name: Porphyrio melanotus
First described: Temminck 1820
Distribution: Australia, New Zealand

Hand coloured lithograph, 510mm x 380mm.
In good condition.

Price: $1,450.00

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