Mixed Flocks (birds), Colombia, countings with D. Fairchild, 1960, 1965

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960-1966

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The notes document the work of Moynihan of mixed flocks (birds), 1960-1966. Includes bird count with D. Fairchild, his assistant, 1960, 1965. Begins with a overview of the mixed flock counting in Chiriquí, Panama; Ecuador; and Tinamou. Discusses the field techniques, data sheets, abbreviations, and terminology. This is followed by numbered tables, headed with location and month range, and include hours of observation, average numbers of individuals seen over periods of time, per flock, and respective percentages. Locations listed in tables include Northern Bolivia (near Bogota), Peru, and Ecuador.

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • Ecuador
  • Panama
  • Bolivia
  • Chiriquí, Provincia de
  • Peru
  • Bogotá


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 7