Diglossa (Flower piercers) (1 of 4)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958-1974

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The first of four folders includes descriptions of bird behaviors observed by M. Moynihan of Diglossa (Flower piercers), 1958-1974. Entries are headed with date, location, and type of bird. Includes correspondence. Entries include observations with time of day, weather, location, and vegetation. Bird descriptions include appearance, behavior, sex, songs; illustrations of birds augmenting text. Includes notations indicated by color and pattern as well as notes and comments set separately from observations. Locations include the vicinity of Sierra de Merida, Atacaso [Atacazo], Pichincha, Ecuador; Cerro Punta, Barro Colorado, Panama; Quisha, Peru; and Bogota, Colombia.

Date Range

1958-1974

Start Date

1958

End Date

1974

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Barro Colorado
  • Pichincha
  • Panama
  • Punta, Cerro
  • Atacazo
  • Peru
  • Bogotá

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 4