Dickcissel (Spiza americana)
Pastel and graphite on paper
Paper: 9 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (23.2 x 29.5 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "192.& 193 Henderson 14 May 1811"; at lower center: "Black throated Bunting A. Willson -- / Male & female Emberiza Americana "; above upper tail feathers in graphite: "12"
Male above, female below
Breeds in central United States, winters through Central America south to northern South America
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.