Creagrus furcatus, 2 color drawings

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The folder contains 2 color illustrations of Creagrus furcatus. The color illustration by Charles H. Townsend was drawn from a fresh specimen on Malpelo Island, on March 5, 1891. On the reverse side, a painting of the bird's foot indicates the fresh color. The color illustration by S. A. Gray on June 7, 1869, includes a black-and-white sketch of the head, bill, and foot for inclusion with publication. The illustration includes notes about coloration, number of toes, and specimen number.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 07, 1869

End Date

Mar 05, 1891

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Colombia
  • Malpelo, Isla de


  • 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


Box 7 Folder 16