image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

A little owl sitting on the branch of a dead tree.

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Coloured etching by G. Edwards after himself.
The profile of the owl's head is sketched to the left of the owl

Inscription: Noctua minima. The little owl. Geo. Edwards delin. AD. 1755

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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London, England

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Gleanings of natural history : exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants &c., most of which have not, till now, been either figured or described : with descriptions of seventy different..by George Edwards, 1758 ,Plate 228, P 39 (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56895927)