Louisiana, February - March, 1928, volume 1

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This field book contains narrative notes on birds Nelson observed or collected and on muskrats from 5 February to 12 March 1928. Statistics and anecdotes on animal populations from previous years re included. Some common birds listed include geese, crane, heron, egrets, gulls, loons, and ducks. Locations include Rainy Refuge (possibly Florida), Orange (Texas), Cameron (Texas), and Pecan Island (Louisiana). Much of the muskrat information was obtained from Dick Gordon.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 05, 1928

End Date

Mar 12, 1928

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Grand Chenier
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Cameron
  • Orange
  • Pecan Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 17 Folder 3