Field notes, January 1898 - April 1902 : bird observations made in and around North Freedom, Wisconsin, notes of June 1901 were kept on a trip to Minnesota

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Alexander Wetmore records observations of birds in the vicinity of North Freedom Wisconsin, January to April 1900. The notebook is arranged by date, with journal style entries. Pages are numbered. He includes a range of observations of birds, their appearance and actions, and locations, birdsongs, and weather. He discusses some efforts to attract birds for observations, as well as some personal details.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 30, 1900

End Date

Apr 01, 1900

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • North Freedom
  • United States
  • Wisconsin


  • 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


Box 131 Folder 5