Rio Colorado, Western Chiriquí, Panama

ID: SIA2011-2162 or Wetmore 5583

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 21, 1954

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama 1954

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Summary

The Rio Colorado located in western Chiriquí, Panama, is the haunt of the Serpophaga cinerea grisea bird.

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • The Serpophaga cinerea grisea bird is found in western Panama and Costa Rica. It is a gray, black-hooded bird and is a type of flycatcher and eats insects and insect larva.
  • The image was taken during a scientific expedition to Panama by sixth Smithsonian Secretary (1944-1952) and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama 1954

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 21, 1954

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Topic

  • Trees
  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Forests and forestry
  • School field trips
  • Rivers
  • Natural areas
  • Field trips
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • Chiriquí (Panama : Province)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2011-2162 or Wetmore 5583

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75w x 4.75h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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