May 27

May 28

June 5

June 11

June 16

June 21

June 24

June 26

July 1

July 4

July 7

July 10

July 12

July 13

July 14

July 15

July 17

Poetry
Gallery

                     << < July 13, 1899 > >>

[Page 50]

St. Lawrence, 13 July

Shot the first Pribiloff Sandpiper seen. Ned, F. + I went up to the left, along the edge of the tundra, + found the Longspur common, and got a few. We saw eiders, P. Sandp's -- + Ned got an Oldsquaw [female] -- Saw a tern, Jaegers, Kittiwakes, + a big gull, probably glaucescens. When we got back to the boat, other members of the party had phalarope ([male] Red) + dunlins, + Dr. M had 4 young swans, the adult of which had led Dr. Mer. a long and windy chase -- he taking them for polar bears, wh. are said to be abundant in St. Lawrence Id.

                     [ Return ]

Coot, American;Gallinule, Florida;Gallinule, Purple;Phalarope, Northern;Phalarope, Red;Phalarope, Wilson's
Fulica americana;Gallinula chloropus;Lobipes lobatus;Phalaropus fulicarius;Porphyrula martinica;Steganopus tricolor
Pencil
1925c.

Context: Preliminary sketch for Forbush, Edward H., Birds of Massachusetts, Vol. 1, plate 24.

Location: Rare and Manuscript Collections

Publication: Birds of Massachusetts

Size: 6.75" x 8.5"





Similar Birds
in Fuertes
Illustration
Database




Clear Illustration