Florida, March - April, 1923

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This field book contains observations of birds in various locations in Florida and on the Florida Keys from March to 11 April 1923. Other miscellaneous notes are also included. Birds Nelson sees frequently include blue and white heron, brown pelican, cormorants, egrats, duck, coots, gallinules, and snakebirds. Other birds may be included. Nelson's notes provide narrative descriptions of the locations where birds were observed. Locations include but are not limited to Clive Key, Sebastian River, Bay Island Reservation, Bird Island, Lake Okechobee, and Indian Key Bird Reserve.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1923

End Date

Apr 11, 1923

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Bay Island
  • Saint Sebastian River
  • United States
  • Indian Key
  • Florida
  • Okeechobee, Lake
  • Clive Key


  • 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 7