Pseudogryphus Californianus

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Abstract

The color illustration documents a 7 day old California Condor drawn to natural size. Notes on the illustration detail colors of the beak, skin, neck and body. A portion of the notes with location and date is torn off. The words Monterey and April are distinguishable. A note on the reverse side of the illustration requests the sketch be returned to Alfred J. Burke, dated April 28, 1854 or 1859.

Date Range

1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Start Date

1839

End Date

1987

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

United States

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 10 Folder 15