Diglossa (Flower piercers) (4 of 4)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963-1972

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The fourth of four folders include descriptions of bird behaviors observed by M. Moynihan of Diglossa (Flower piercers), 1963-1972. Entries are headed with date, location, and type of bird. Entries include observations with time of day, weather, and elevation; descriptions of behavior, sex, appearance, and songs; vegetation; references to other notes; and sketches of birds to augment text. Notes and comments are usually at the end of entries. Includes notations. Locations include the vicinity of Eastern Cordillera Colombia; Nono, Quito, and Atacaso [Atacazo] (Pichincha), Ecuador; Cutervo, Panao, and Machupicchu, Peru; and Unduavi, Bolivia.

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Cutervo
  • Pichincha
  • Unduavi
  • Quito
  • Bolivia
  • Atacazo
  • Peru
  • Panao
  • Machupicchu


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

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SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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1 folder

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Box 2 Folder 7