George E. Watson Field Books from the Division of Birds, 1965-1966

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This collection contains three items by George E. Watson, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. The items consist of field catalogs documenting specimens collected in such locales as Greece, Antarctica, the Weddell Sea, the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Anvers Island. They also include preparation flow sheets with instructions for dealing with some of these specimens. Some of this material is from the 1966 USCGC Eastwind Expedition with J. Phillip Angle, and the items cover the years 1965-1966.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • Greece
  • Weddell Sea
  • South Shetland Islands
  • Anvers Island
  • Antarctica
  • South Orkney Islands


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-329


3 field books

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds