Unidentified field notes from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 1 field book of unknown origin, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. There is no specified creator or locality. There is a loose note with a date of 1902, but the book is otherwise undated as well. Entries are organized by bird species, and include physical and habitual descriptions such as coloring, measurements, and hatching. Particular attention is paid to hatchlings.

Date Range

circa 1902

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-486


1 field book

Physical Location

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