Hummingbirds by M E Mulsant and J B E Verreaux (1876-77) 2010
G D S Cards Birds, Butterflies & Moths Hummingbirds by M E Mulsant and J B E Verreaux (1876-77) 2010 Hummingbirds by M E Mulsant and J B E Verreaux (1876-77) 2010 L20 - Gerald Segasby has culled his illustrations from the work of 19th century naturalists which shows these amazing birds whose wings beat so fast they hum as they hover collecting nectar from flowers. All the species pictured are from South or Central America, although the Ruby-throated Hummingbird can nest as far north as Florida. The colour paintings also feature the plants on which the birds rely, and the texts provide some fascinating facts such as the Vervain’s nest being only the size of half a walnut shell. Size 80 x 61mm
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Hummingbirds by M E Mulsant and J B E Verreaux (1876-77) 2010

Issuer: G D S Cards Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Gerald Segasby has culled his illustrations from the work of 19th century naturalists which shows these amazing birds whose wings beat so fast they hum as they hover collecting nectar from flowers. All the species pictured are from South or Central America, although the Ruby-throated Hummingbird can nest as far north as Florida. The colour paintings also feature the plants on which the birds rely, and the texts provide some fascinating facts such as the Vervain’s nest being only the size of half a walnut shell. Size 80 x 61mm Number of cards in set: L20 Abbreviations used for Number In Set:
EL = Extra Large; LT = Large Trade ( size 89 x 64mm); L = Large; M = Medium; K = Miniature.

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