Owen Bryant and William Palmer Field Book from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 1 field book by Owen Bryant and William Palmer, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. This notebook is a listing and description of bird specimens in the British Museum collection. No dates or localities are provided, but these specimens were presumably collected by Bryant and Palmer in Java (Jawa), Indonesia, around 1909. Entries include descriptions of birds by sex, physical measurements, and coloring. Some additional miscellaneous notes are present, as well as some sketches.

Date Range

circa 1909

Access Information

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-573


1 field book

Physical Location

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