Anatidae (ducks), South America, Peru, Tierra del Fuego, etc., 1955-1957

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1956

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Creator

Moynihan, M.

Abstract

The field notes document the behavioral observations of M. Moynihan of Anatidae (ducks), South America, Peru, Tierra del Fuego, etc., January 3 - December 12, 1956. The notes are dated and headed with location and type of bird. Pages are numbered. Entries include the description of individual and groups of birds and their appearance, behavior, and bird songs. Additional described bird characteristics include sex, type, and colors. Includes sketches of birds, and annotated content. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Laguna el Peral, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), Viamonte (Tierra del Fuego), and Bahía Porvenir (Chile).

Date Range

1956

Start Date

Jan 03, 1956

End Date

Dec 12, 1957

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ducks
  • Birds
  • Animal behavior
  • Ethology
  • Ornithology

Place

  • South America
  • Tierra del Fuego
  • Brazil
  • Rio Grande do Sul
  • Peru
  • Chile
  • Porvenir, Bahía
  • Viamonte

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 34