Veery (Catharus fuscescens), Havell plate no. 164

Object Number: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink, black chalk, and pastel, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 1/4 x 13 in. (54 x 33 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)

Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "64"

Gallery Label: 

The background flora has been identified as Ragged fringed orchid (Habenaria lacera) and Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) in the foreground

Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon; Adopt-an-Audubon Bird sponsor: Margi and Andrew Hofer
Place Made: 
North America, U.S.A., Maine
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group