Western United States, September - November 1926

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This notebook contains meeting notes, field notes, and miscellaneous notes. Nelson records notes about birds observed and notes about historical statistics of birds in those areas. Statistics and anecdotes obtained from people Nelson met with during this trip are recorded. Birds in Klamath Falls are observed. Sick ducks in Tule Lake, California are noted as is the parasite capillaria, which caused the sickness. Notes on observations at Gay's Lion Farm in El Monte California are also included. Names and address also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 31, 1926

End Date

Oct 31, 1926

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Klamath Falls
  • United States
  • Tule Lake
  • California


  • 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 14