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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Abstract

Alexander Wetmore records observation of birds in the vicinity of North Freedom, Wisconsin. The note includes dated journal style entries, with numbered pages. Observations include common names of birds, locations indicated by landmarks or landowner name, characteristics of males and females of bird types (sometimes with measurements), details about nests and eggs, feeding young. Wetmore revisits sites and records subsequent observations. In the back of the notebook is a detailed and labeled illustration of a bluebird.

Date Range

1900

Start Date

Jun 01, 1900

End Date

Oct 01, 1900

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • North Freedom
  • United States
  • Wisconsin

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 131 Folder 7