Andean Birds Mixed Flocks, Colombia, 1962-1965 (2 of 4)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The is the second of four folders documenting M. Moynihan's behavioral observations of Andean Birds, mixed flocks, of Colombia, 1962-1965. Pages are numbered, relating to date of entries. Dated entries are headed with location. Content relates to surrounding environment (some notes about vegetation, weather, and elevation), behavior description with time of day, description of bird songs, and noting trends in behavior. Observation of birds include type, sex, and relative position to observer. Includes bird counts and daily totals of observation time. Notes are annotated with color. Several locations are revisited. Includes variety of locations including but not limited to the vicinity of Piedras Blancas, Puracé [Volcán], Cordillera mountain range, Santa Marta Region, Sierra de Merida, Paramo Zumbador [El Zumbador], and Bogota.

Date Range

1962

Start Date

1962

End Date

1965

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Topic

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

Place

  • Colombia
  • Puracé, Volcán
  • El Zumbador
  • Mérida, Cordillera de
  • 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 16