National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey, survey records, 1966-1973

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Description

The Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey (PMS) was a survey of migratory birds, their ectoparasites, and the viruses they carry that was conducted mainly in the eastern Mediterranean region. This accession includes specimen and banding information from surveys conducted in Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Uganda. Materials include field notes and a small amount of punch cards. Specimen collection and release were conducted during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Date Range

1966-1973

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Topic

  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds

Place

  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • Uganda
  • Israel

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-361

Extent

7 boxes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives