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22nd September 2012

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Detail of Plate 56 of The Birds of America, by John Audubon, the Red-shouldered Hawk. This is another one of Audubon’s superlative plates, with extraordinary detail in the bird, the foliage, the branches, and even the lichens growing on the branches. 

Detail of Plate 56 of The Birds of America, by John Audubon, the Red-shouldered Hawk. This is another one of Audubon’s superlative plates, with extraordinary detail in the bird, the foliage, the branches, and even the lichens growing on the branches. 

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