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    J. Gould Elephant Folio Print: Nyctiornis Athertoni. This print features the Blue-Throated Nyctiornis, native to the interior of India, where it feeds at night. The bird is very noisy when it feeds, repeating the sound curr-curr. The page of tex, accompanying this print, states that the bird was named after Lieutenant J. Atherton, of the 13th Light Dragoons, for his exertions in the cause of Ornithological science. Both sexes of the bird, with their beautiful plumage, are featured in the print and are shown seated on a branch that is blooming with pink flowers.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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