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Birds

In the 1700's and 1800's naturalists used their scientific knowledge to draw birds with great detail. The most famous bird paintings were by the naturalist artists John Gould (1804-1881) and John J. Audubon (1785–1851).
American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature
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Brown Booby #22, one day old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07691...Summary: Brown Booby chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program....Dates... more

Laysan Albatross #4, 42 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07693...Summary: Laysan Albatross chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program....... more

Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), Annie Beatrice van der Biest Thielan Wetmore (1910-1997), and John Warren Aldrich (1906-1995)

Creator: American Ornithologists' Union..Subject: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978. Wetmore, Annie Beatrice. Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-. American Ornithologists' Union..Type: Black-and-white photographs..D... more

Mary Livingston Ripley (d. 1996), S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), Salim Ali

Description: In 1976 S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), ornithologist and eighth Smithsonian Secretary made a trip to India to conduct research with Salim Ali for their "Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakis... more

Wedgetail Shearwater #47, 7 days old, Kure Atoll (undated).

Creator: unknown...Local number: SIA2013-07695...Summary: Wedgetail Shearwater chick on Kure Atoll (c. 1960's) was photographed as part of field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program... more

Carolina Amor de Fournier

Description: Carolina Amor de Fournier was associated with the Mexican journal La Prensa Médica Mexicana and was editor of Hummingbirds and Orchids of Mexico (1963)...Creator/Photographer: Watson Davis..Medium:... more

Colymbus troile from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000200 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more

fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000066 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more

glandarius from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more

kingfisher from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000074 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more

Loxia curvirostra from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000088 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more

fauna from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds"

This image has been taken from scan 000096 from "British Ornithology; being the history, with a coloured representation of every known species of British birds". The title and subject terms of this image have b... more