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Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820 Birds in art -- Early works to 1800
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Least curlew

Drawing of a possible Eskimo Curlew from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: believed to be extinct.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Turnstone

Drawing of a pair of Ruddy Turnstones from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: widespread along all coasts.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Glaucous Gull

Drawing of a Glaucous Gull from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America, Northern and Western Europe, and Northeastern Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Black Guillemot

Drawing of a Black Guillemot from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Northern Europe and Northeastern North America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Banded Cotinga

Drawing of a pair of Banded Cotingas from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Brazil (near the city of Salvador).] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

American Rough-legged Hawk (dark phase?)

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