Field notes, partial list of birds seen in Wisconsin, 1898

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Field notes, 1898

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1898

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore records counts of birds in Wisconsin in 1898. Observations were completed when he was 12 years old. The lists are at the beginning and end of the notebook. The majority of the center is blank. Lists include of birds' common names and a corresponding count. The list in the back is titled "birds seen in Wisconsin" and is broken down by type: Grebes, Loons, Yulls & Terns, Cormorants, Pelicans, Mergansers, Ducks, Mallards, Geese, Swans, Herons, Cranes, Rails, etc. Some headings are empty, others like Wood Warblers fill several pages.

Date Range

1898

Start Date

1898

End Date

1898

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Wisconsin

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 131 Folder 2