Plate Number
CCCCXXVII (427)
Audubon Bird Name
I. White-legged Oyster-catcher; 2. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher
Common Name
I., 2. Black Oystercatcher or American Black Oystercatcher
Plate Caption
I. White-legged Oyster-catcher, / <i>Hoematopus bachmani</i>, Aud. / I. Male.
2. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher, / <i>Hoematopus townsendi</i>, Aud. / 2, Female. 1838
Creator
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Engraver
Havell, Robert, 1793-1878.
Engraved Plate Size (inches)
27.25 x 21.625
Watermark
J WHATMAN 1838
Source
<i>The Birds of America, Vols. I - IV</i>, London.
Date
1827-1838
Subject
Birds--North America; Birds--Pictorial works
Identifier
aud0427
Capture Device
A0 DigiBook SupraScan 14000RGB
Scanning Specifications
400 ppi, 24-bit
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh.
Repository
Special Collections, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

Audubon's Birds of America
I. White-legged Oyster-catcher; 2. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (aud0427)

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