Field notebooks, 1979-1980 : 10-16-79 to 1-11-80

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Abstract

This field book contains field notes on birds taken from 16 October 1979 to 11 January 1980. 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. Herons observed at "Hampshire's Pond" on 11-18-79 are also noted. Other locations may be included. Notes occasionally include weather and temperature information, quantity, time spotted, and the sex of the birds. Three clippings are included: death announcement for Edward Franklin Hall, 11-22-79; sports hall of fame clipping, 11/19/79; “Birdwatcher offering $100 for sight of rare tanager”, 11-22-79.

Date Range

1979-1980

Start Date

Oct 16, 1979

End Date

Jan 11, 1980

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 12