Fratercula corniculata, 2 color drawings

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The folder contains 2 color illustrations of Fratercula corniculata. One color illustration was created by H. W. Elliott in July 1842 or 1872, the inscription is not clear. It documents an adult male specimen, drawn as life size, from St. Paul's Island in the Bering Sea. On the reverse side, Elliott provides an additional color illustration of possibly a different adult specimen from St. Paul's Island, indicating it was drawn from life. One color illustration was created by E. W. Nelson on August 12, 1877, in St. Michael's, Alaska.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Saint Paul Island
  • Saint Michael
  • Alaska


  • 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 29