Group of Herons
Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) (1823-1909),
“This Plate represents a group of at least eighteen Herons, seen on Lochiel not far from Fassifern, one fine summer morning. The distant mountain is Ben Nevis. We have since counted twenty-three Herons at once on the shore of Loth Ailort.”
Plate 23, Birds Drawn from Nature (Internet Archive online version of a copy in the Harvard University Library)
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