Field notes on birds observed, collected, and banded in California, 1938-1940

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This field book contains notes on bird observations in California between 1938-1940. Also included are three letters regarding birds banded by Hurd from the US Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Services. This notebook contains typed sheets with the following information: common name of bird, scientific names, record for a locality, followed by dates, quantity, and more specific localities. This notebook also includes sheets recording birds earliest and latest fall records/earliest and latest spring records, which record the following data: common, scientific, dates, weather, quantity, locality. Localities include but are not limited to Newport Upper Bay, Costa Mesa, San Bernardino County, Trabuco Canyon (Cleveland National Forest), and Rialto.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Newport
  • San Bernardino
  • United States
  • Trabuco Canyon
  • California
  • Orange
  • Costa Mesa
  • Rialto


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007311

Collection name

Paul D. Hurd, Jr., Papers, 1938-1982 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 50 Folder 2