Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum), Havell plate no. 163
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (54.6 x 36.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at lower right in graphite[erased]: "Sylvia Palmarum Young in Winter plumage with Old 2"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Male, above; female, below
The background flora has been identified as Orange tree (Citrus aurantium); twig at upper left possibly added later by Audubon
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.