Field notebooks, 1977-1979 : 2-19-79 to 5-10-79

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Abstract

This field book contains field notes on birds taken from 19 February to 10 May 1979. Notes contain daily lists of various birds spotted in Virginia. Most of the birds listed were observed at Eike's home on 6207 Newman Road, Fairfax or in the surrounding area. Other locations may be included. Notes occasionally include weather and temperature information, quantity, time spotted, and the sex of the birds. Symbol codes on the verso of the cover are as follows: triangle – outside kitchen window; “s” – singing; upside-down “T” -- hanging feeder. Clipping inserted near entry for 2-26-79: funeral announcement for Vivian R. Hathcock, 1-15-79.

Date Range

1979

Start Date

Feb 19, 1979

End Date

May 10, 1979

Access Information

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Topic

  • Bird watching
  • Animals
  • Bird watchers
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Fairfax

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007342

Collection name

James W. Eike papers, 1927, 1950-1983

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 11 Envelope 8