Oceanodroma socorroensis

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Abstract

In the letter to Robert Ridgway from A. W. Anthony, dated June 2, 1895, and sent from San Francisco, California, Anthony describes the collection of male and female specimens of Oceanodroma socorroensis. Details include color of feathers, description of distinct markings, and a comparison of specimens based on collection from same or differing burrows. Anthony offers to collect eggs and skins from the same colony and send to Ridgway for deposit.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

Jun 02, 1895

End Date

Jun 02, 1895

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 24