Sula brewsteri, 2 color drawings

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Abstract

Two color illustrations may have been created in the field, documenting a male and female specimen of Sula brewsteri. The illustration of the female specimen has a caption on the reverse side that lists San Benedicte Isd. [San Benedicto, Isla], May 10. No year is indicated. The illustration of the male specimen has a caption on the reverse side that lists Georges Isd, north end of Gulf of Cala., March 25, 1889. Both illustrations have a swath of paint on the reverse side and an accompanying note indicating this as the color of the feet.

Date Range

1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Start Date

1839

End Date

1987

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • San Benedicto, Isla
  • Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

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

Physical Description

2 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 29