Adult Franklin's Gulls, Delta-Portage la Prairie, Southern Manitoba, Canada, 1954-1955

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1954-1955

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The notes document M. Moynihan's observations of adult Franklin's Gulls, 1954-1955. Includes typed and handwritten materials. Observations describe behavior of individual and groups of birds, with extensive notes on their calls and songs, and recording sex, weather, time of day of observation, and counts of bird behaviors often related hostility. Includes, illustrations of birds, indexes of aerial and non-aerial behavior with page numbers and topic, and notations indicated by pattern. Locations include Delta-Portage la Prairie, Southern Manitoba, Canada.

Date Range

1954-1955

Start Date

1954

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • Manitoba
  • Portage la Prairie

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

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 22