European Storm-Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus), Havell plate no. 340
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with scraping and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 11 9/16 x 18 3/4 in. (29.4 x 47.6 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 68. Plate 340."; at lower center: "Least Petrel."
No modern North American breeding records have been confirmed for the British Storm-Petel
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.