Halcyon Leuopygia - White-Backed Kingfisher
Halcyon Leuopygia - White-Backed Kingfisher. An illustrated book plate from Naturalist John Gould. John Gould FRS (14 September 1804 – 3 February 1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. He published a number of monographs on birds, illustrated by plates that he produced with the assistance of his wife, Elizabeth Gould, and several other artists including Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Matthew Hart.