General Comment Fringillidae, Barro Colorado Island, Cerro Punta, Panama, 1958, 1962

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958-1962

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The notes document M. Moynihan's observations of general comments on Fringillidae, 1958 -1962. Includes typed and handwritten materials. Includes a variety of materials: general notes, notes from feeding experiments, dated observations with location, type, describing bird appearance, behavior, habitat, elevation; report on "the gregariousness of the plain Tanager, and its possible role in mixed flocks"; notes on possible phylogenetic significance of tail molt; and edited report "the nature of consummatory stimuli and consummatory situations, with special reference to some vocalization of birds"; and notes about recordings of birds in Panama. Includes notations indicated by pattern. Locations include Barro Colorado Island, Cerro Punta, Panama.

Date Range

1958-1962

Start Date

1958

End Date

1962

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama
  • Punta, Cerro

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 29