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Ampelis Cotinga (Cotinga cotinga), Purple-breasted Cotinga

1768-1771

Sydney Parkinson

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Title

Ampelis Cotinga (Cotinga cotinga), Purple-breasted Cotinga

Date

1768-1771

Description

Parkinson was employed by Joseph Banks to travel with him on James Cook's first voyage to the Pacific in 1768, in HMS Endeavour. Parkinson made nearly a thousand drawings of plants and animals collected by Banks and Daniel Solander on the voyage.

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Location

South America

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