Marbled Murrelet (Brachuramphus marmoratus), Havell plate no. 430

Object Number: 
1863.17.430
Date: 
1838
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 3/8 x 21 1/8 in. (36.5 x 53.7 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description: 
Breeding plumage, left; winter plumage, right
Gallery Label: 
The first North American nest of this seabird was discovered in 1974 in California, 150 feet above the ground in a Douglas fir tree
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group