Atlapetes (Bush finches), Cerro Punta, Panama; Iquitos, Peru; Pichincha, Ecuador, 1958, 1960-1962

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958-1962

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The field notes of M. Moynihan document his behavioral observations of Atlapetes (Bush finches), 1958, 1960-1962. Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with date and location. Subject matter about individual and groups of birds including appearance and changes related to behavior, songs, and illustrations of birds with notes. Includes times of day of observations. Notations differentiate by color and pattern. Locations include Cerro Punta, Panama; Iquitos, Peru; and Pichincha, Ecuador.

Date Range

1958-1962

Start Date

1958

End Date

1962

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Iquitos
  • Ecuador
  • Pichincha
  • Panama
  • Punta, Cerro
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

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 2 Folder 2