Reference numberCLP/15i/42
TitlePaper, 'An account of an upupa, or hoopoe' by Dr [Frederick] Slare
DateSeptember 1691
DescriptionSlare describes a bird that was found near Dorking in Surrey [England], which died shortly after being presented to him. He observes how the bird was able to move its 'crest' or crown of feathers when disturbed by Slare.

Subject: Zoology / Ornithology

Read to the Royal Society on 23 September 1691
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4607Slare; Frederick (c1647 - 1727); chemist and physicianc1647 - 1727
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