Foster D. Smith Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 3 field books by Foster D. Smith, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. Field books are bird specimen lists documenting Smith's collecting in Venezuela from 1944-1953. Information provided in dated entries may include common name, locality, sex, terrain at collection site, stomach contents, and physical coloration and description. Collection numbers are present, as well as a map.

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Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-472


3 field books

Physical Location

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