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Rifle birds

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A colour postcard featuring an image of two birds. One of the birds is purple and blue and is flying, while the other is brown and is sitting on a branch. They represent Paradise Riflebirds, the darker coloured bird being the adult male and the brown one being the female. The image is signed by Neville Cayley. Text at the bottom reads "RIFLE BIRDS. / COPYRIGHT: WILLIAM ALDENHOVEN, 74 HUNTER STREET, SYDNEY." Handwritten notes are on the front and the back of the postcard.

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