Butorides virescens, 1 color drawing

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Abstract

The color illustration depicts the head and neck of a Butorides virescens (Green Heron). A note accompanying the illustration states the colors indicate a fresh example killed in the spring of 1864 at Mount Carmel, Illinois, by R. R. The note indicates the original color of the eye has been soiled.

Date Range

1864

Start Date

1864

End Date

1864

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Mount Carmel

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

1 illustration

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 38