Fratercula cirrhata, Puffin egg

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A tufted puffin egg collected from Farralone Island off the coast of San Francisco. Incubation for this egg had begun, and Scheider noted that the "egg laid on bare ground in a hole in a cliff 100 ft from sea level." it was later acquired by Ernest Tabor.

Original set mark: 4/1, Schneider Collection
Tabor Collection