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Columba capite albo

Columba capite albo

Hand-colored copper engraving of a "white-crown'd pigeon" (Columba leucocephala), with the "cocoa plum" ("Frutex cotini fere folio crasso", or Chrysobalanus icaco) shrub in the background. Scanned from plate 25 in volume one of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands, published in London by the author in 1731.

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