Cite this: Catesby, Mark. 1729. The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands : containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants : particularly, the forest-trees, shrubs, and other plants, not hitherto described, or very incorrectly .. v. 1 c.1, London : Printed at the expence of the author.and sold by W. Innys and R. Manby.at the West End of St. Paul's.by Mr. Hauksbee.at the Royal Society House.and by the author.at Mr. Bacon's in Hoxton.
Supplied Caption: Mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) and Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) From Mark Catesby, The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1729-1747). English naturalist Mark Catesby (1683–1749) spent years in the Americas cataloguing plants and animals, gathering seeds and specimens, and making watercolor sketches.
Original Caption: Turtur Caroliniensis. The Turtle of Carolina.