Naturalist Waterton Birds’-Nesting on Cliffs

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the English explorer and naturalist Charles Waterton (1782-1865) birds’-nesting on the cliffs at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire.¬† Sitting¬† high above the sea in a sling suspended from the clifftop, and with a basket strapped to his back, he is about to gather a sea-bird’s nest with a long pole.