BIRDS OF AMERICA
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785 - 1851) PLATE
181 - Engraved by R. HAVELL
GOLDEN EAGLE - Aquila chrysaetos.
carrying off a
NORTHERN HARE - Lepus arcticus.
With hunter crossing the canyon as in
Audubon's original water-colour
IMAGE REF: AUD037
The original water-colour has the hunter
edging across the canyon with a shot eagle and gun on his back
and a hatchet in his hand with which he is pulling himself along
the fallen tree. Curiously, Havell did not include this in the