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Oidemia americana, 3 color drawings

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Oidemia americana, 3 color drawing  Search this
Collection name:
Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987
Physical Description:
3 illustrations
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 6 Folder 14
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
United States
Saint Michael
Date Range:
1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987
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End Date:
The folder contains 3 color illustrations of species Oidemia americana. One color illustration of a specimen collected in St. Michael's, Alaska, on August 25, 1877, by E. W. Nelson, includes notes about iris color and words in an unidentified language. Two color illustrations include attached black-and-white sketches, likely for publication. The illustrations include other details about iris color, possible specimen number, and names and locations.
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007215
Access Information:
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Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987
See more records associated with this person:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project