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Birds in art--Early works to 1800
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A Parrot from Mexico

Drawing of a Red-billed Parrot from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: the Neotropics: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Bolivia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

A Perroquet from Bengal

Drawing of a male Red-breasted Parakeet from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: India and Southeat Asia].

Collins, Charles

Abyssinian Roller

Drawing of an Abyssinian Roller from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Sub-Saharan Africa North of the Equator.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Amadurvade Waxbill

Drawing of a pair of Red Avadavats from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: India, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia].

Collins, Charles

American Bittern

Drawing of an American BIttern from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Bittern

Drawing of an American BIttern from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Kestrel

Drawing of an American Kestrel from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Pipit

Drawing of a pair of American Pipits from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: North America, East Asia, and uncommonly found across rest of Asia and Europe.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Rough-legged Buzzard (imm.?)

Drawing of a Rough Legged Hawk from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, Russia, and Central and Northeast Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Rough-legged Hawk

Drawing of a Rough Legged Hawk from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, Russia, Central and Northeast Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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