Checklists : 1950-1953

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This folder contains check lists of birds Eike spotted in a particular location. Checklists have dates ranging between 26 August 1950 and 17 October 1953. Checklists are typed with the names of birds of a certain region, for example, some checklists are for birds of Easter North America, some are for birds regularly seen in the National Capital Parks of Washington, D.C. Checklists may include date, observer (sometimes others observed with Eike, especially the Virginia Ornithological Society), total birds observed, number of observers, weather, time, and locality, in addition to checkmarks beside the names of birds. Some locations include Bone Island, Cobb Island, District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.), Glen Carlyn Park, Skyline, his Falls Church home, and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Other locations are also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 26, 1950

End Date

Oct 17, 1953

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


  • Glencarlyn Park
  • Pine Ridge
  • District of Columbia
  • Cobb Island
  • United States
  • Falls Church
  • Wreck Island
  • Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007342

Collection name

James W. Eike papers, 1927, 1950-1983

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 1