Florida, April 1-3, 1918

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This field book contains notes on birds observed in Florida and nesting on several Florida Keys from 1-3 April 1918. A count and sometimes addition observations are noted. Examples of birds Nelson observed and locations include pelicans observed at Pelican Island Resort in Sebastian Florida and on an adjacent island to east, pelicans on Kayatona Island, white ibis on Middle key, and brown pelicans on Bird Island. Nelson also includes notes on vegetation and ducks of Upper St. Johns and along the Banana River.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 01, 1918

End Date

Apr 03, 1918

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Pelican Island
  • United States
  • Bird Island
  • Florida
  • Banana River


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007364

Collection name

Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 16 Folder 2