Dacnis Cayana (Honeycreeper), Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 1957-1958, 1960-1961

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1957-1961

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Creator

Moynihan, M.

Abstract

The notes document M. Moynihan's observations of Dacnis Cayana (Honeycreeper), 1957-1958, 1960-1961. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Observations describe the behavior of individuals and groups of birds, including sex, age, appearance, bird calls (phonetic), position in the habitat, and postures while in the wild and captivity. Includes illustrations of birds augmenting the text, and notations indicated by pattern and color. Locations include Barro Colorado Island, Panama.

Date Range

1957-1961

Start Date

1957

End Date

1961

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Animal behavior
  • Ethology
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado

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 26