Field schedule, Africa (1976-1977) and Asia (1978-1987)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Field Schedule Africa and Asia 1976-1987

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1976-1987

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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This includes field Schedules for Africa and Asia, documenting M. Moynihan's behavioral observations of birds and mammals during 1976-1987. Notes list date ranges for locations across Africa for 1976-1977. These include Dakar, Parc National de Basse-Casamance, M'bour [Mbour], Senegal; Makekou, Gabon; Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire; and Roberts Field and Nimba, Liberia. The schedule for Asia covers 1978-1987 to Tamil Nadu, Bharatpur, and Mahabalipuram, India; Bohorok and Jakarta, Indonesia; Singapore; Palau; Guam; Shanghai, China; and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Additionally includes a preliminary report of research in Senegal on social behavior and communications systems related to observations of squirrels and mongooses. This indicates his method of study and overview of findings. Additionally, includes a summary of aspects of the ecology and behavior of Coraciiformes.

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Papua New Guinea
  • Singapore
  • Shanghai Shi
  • Africa
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • India
  • Gabon
  • Liberia
  • Senegal
  • Asia
  • China
  • Guam
  • Palau
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 4 Folder 12