HISTORY OF CAROLINA, FLORIDA AND THE BAHAMA ISLANDS.
F.R.S. (1683 - 1749)
SECOND EDITION. VOLUME II, APPENDIX PLATE 5.
ENGRAVED BY THE AUTHOR. TEXT REVISED BY GEORGE EDWARDS.
C. MARSH, LONDON, 1754.
THE YELLOW AND BLACK PYE
THE YELLOW AND BLACK PYE - PICA LUTEO-NIGRA VARIA - LA
PIE JAUNE ET NOIRE
Now: Venezuelan Troupial - Icertus icertus.
Edwards' text intimates that this specimen heralded from Jamaica.
However, the bird illustrated is the Venezuelan species.
The original image is untitled except for the usual
title seen above has been transferred from Edwards' text that also includes:
Lilio-Narcissus Polianthus, flore albo - Lis Narcisse.
Now: Spider Lily - Catesby's image is not specifically
Vespa Ichneumon Coerulea - Le Guêpe Azurée.
Now: Ichneumon Wasp - Catesby's image is not specifically
This plate and its attendant description did not
appear in the first edition of 1731.
IMAGE REF: CAT005