The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 90, July 1986 - April, 1987 Page: 388
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Cover: Scops mccallii [now Otus asio mccalli] (Texas screech owl), 1859. Hand-
colored lithograph, 9 1/ x 7 in. (image) From William H. Emory, Report on the
United States andMexican Boundary Survey (2 vols.; Washington, D.C., 1857- 1859)
The wildlife of Texas was well represented in the two volumes of Emory's
report, which was published in 1857 and 1859. The lithograph of the
Texas screech owl was plate I in the "Birds of the Boundary" section,
written by Spencer F. Baird, then assistant secretary of the Smithsonian
Institution. Courtesy Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center, Univer-
sity of Texas, Austin.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 90, July 1986 - April, 1987, periodical, 1986/1987; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117152/m1/388/: accessed March 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.