Diglossa (Flower piercers) (2 of 4)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1957-1974

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The second of 4 folders include notes of bird behaviors observed by M. Moynihan of Diglossa (Flower piercers), 1957-1958, 1965, 1974. Contains correspondence relating to presence and habitat of birds in South America, with illustrations of birds relating to text. Notes are dated and include location. Pages are numbered. Entries include notations, daily observations with time of day. Locations include area in Colombia in the vicinity of Paramo la Negra, Sierra de Merida, Paramo de Guasca, Bogotá, Agua Bonita, Puracé and Pico Espejo (in Andes of Venezuela).

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • Andes
  • Puracé, Volcán
  • Guasca
  • Bogotá


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Illustrations

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SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 5