Fratercula artica, 1 color drawing by John L. Ridgway

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Abstract

The color illustration by John L. Ridgway documents an adult male specimen of Fratercula arctica, collected in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on February 12, 1884. Notes on the illustration indicate the colors are from a fresh specimen, but note a discrepancy in iris color. Specimen number is included on the illustration.

Date Range

1884

Start Date

Feb 12, 1884

End Date

Feb 12, 1884

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Plymouth

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 7 Folder 28