Creagrus furcatus, 2 color drawings

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Abstract

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

1869-1891

Start Date

Jun 07, 1869

End Date

Mar 05, 1891

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Colombia
  • Malpelo, Isla de

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 7 Folder 16