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

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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.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Wisconsin


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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1 notebook

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 131 Folder 2