Volatenia bird (Blue-black grassquit), Playa Coronado, Pedro Miguel Lake, Frijoles, Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 1957-1958

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1957-1958

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The notes are the observations of M. Moynihan of Volatenia bird (Blue-black grassquit), 1957-1958. Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Observations detail the appearance, behavior, and calls of individuals and groupings of birds. Details include sex, age, location in environment during behavior observed,and changes in population. Notations are indicated by pattern, and illustrations of birds augment the text. Documents birds in captivity and wild. Locations include Playa Coronado, Pedro Miguel Lake, Frijoles, Barro Colorado Island, Panama.

Date Range

1957-1958

Start Date

1957

End Date

1958

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Playa Coronado
  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama
  • Frijoles

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 49