Gull Notes (3 of 3)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1956-1957

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The field notes document behavioral observations of gulls, recorded by M. Moynihan during February 11, 1956 - April 9, 1957, in Chile and Peru, South America. The entries are dated and headed with type of bird and location. Pages are numbered. Contents include behavior with time of day, changes in appearance, and bird songs. Locations includes the vicinity of Motu Nui [Muti-Nui], Chile, Isla Pascua [Easter Island], Antofagasta, Guayaquil, Río de la Plata, Gente Grande, Johnston Island, and Midway Islands in Chile, as well as Paracas Bay [Bahía de Paracas] Peru.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 11, 1956

End Date

Apr 09, 1957

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Easter Island
  • Johnston Island
  • Paracas, Bahía de
  • Guayaquil
  • Chincha
  • Gente Grande, Bahía
  • Mutu-Nui, Islote
  • Plata, Río de la
  • Midway Islands
  • Chile
  • Antofagasta


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 27