Andean Birds Mixed Flocks, Colombia, 1962-1965 (1 of 4)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962-1965

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

This is the first of four folders of field notes documenting M. Moynihan's behavioral observations of Andean Birds in mixed flocks in Colombia, 1962-1965. Pages are numbered. Dated entries are headed with locations. Entries detail behaviors and appearances of individual and groups of birds with time of day, elevation, description of terrain. Includes comments and conclusions including effect of weather and other conditions on behavior. Illustrations of birds are throughout the text. Locations include the vicinity a variety of locations near Bogota and western Andes including Paramo le Negra, Guasca, Cerro Munchique, and Rio Urrao.

Date Range

1962-1965

Start Date

1962

End Date

1965

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Colombia
  • Andes
  • Guasca
  • Munchique, Cerro
  • Bogotá

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15