Scoter Duck print. Original 1860s hand coloured book plate, which has been taken from a disbound Victorian natural history book, print by F.O.Morris.
Presented in a period ebonised frame with original glass. Ready to hang.
The Scoter are stocky seaducks. The drakes are mostly black and have swollen bills, the females are brown. They form large flocks on suitable coastal waters. Their lined nests are built on the ground close to the sea, lakes or rivers.