Aramides cajanea (Wood-rails), Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 1960

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The notes document M. Moynihan's observations of Aramides cajanea (Wood-rails), June - October 1960. Pages are numbered. Begins with notes indicating birth and growth of chicks. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Observations describe a pair of captive Wood-rails, recording behavior, interactions, appearance, bird calls, reactions to observer, and results of tests. Includes illustrations of birds augmenting the text and notations indicated by pattern and color. Locations include Barro Colorado Island, Panama.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

May 31, 1960

End Date

Sep 30, 1960

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama

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 27