Field Notebooks - Gulls, 1952-1953 (3 of 3)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1952-1953

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Creator

Moynihan, M.

Abstract

This is 3 of 3 folders documenting M. Moynihan's observations of gulls, 1952-1953. Entries are dated, and pages were numbered per entry. Observations cover the behavior, interactions, appearance, and calls of individuals, pairs, and groups of gulls, some specifying little gulls. Entries detail time of day, sex, behaviors in flight, aggression, and presence of other birds. Includes sketches of birds in reference to the text. Notebook 1 covers April 15 - 19; notebook 2 April 26 - May 2, 1952; and notebook 3 April 29 - 30, 1952.

Date Range

1952-1953

Start Date

Apr 15, 1952

End Date

1953

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Animal behavior
  • Ethology
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 16