Field notes, May 1902 - December 1904 : mostly bird observations made in and around North Freedom, Wisconsin, notes for November 27 - December 1, 1904 were taken at Independence, Kansas

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Field Notes, April - June 1903

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore records observations of birds in the vicinity of his home town, North Freedom, Wisconsin, April - June 1903. The notebook has journal style entries, headed with the date and numbered pages. Entries include descriptions of the appearances, actions, and songs of birds in the area, such as type of sparrows, chickadees, and warblers. Locations are indicated in the text and refer often to a local landmark or landowner. The notebook is half-filled, and includes folded inserts of additional notes for May of 1903.

Date Range

1903

Start Date

Apr 02, 1903

End Date

1903

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • North Freedom
  • Wisconsin
  • Baraboo

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 132 Folder 3