Coraciiformes (2)

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The notes of M. Moynihan document his behavioral observations of Coraciiformes (kingfishers), 1979-1990. Entries are headed with date and location. Observations describe behavior, appearance, and vocalizations of birds (kingfishers). Also describes time of day, weather, habitat, references to colleagues, and sex of birds observed. Pages are numbered as a whole as well as within journal entries. Includes illustrations of birds. Locations include Front Royal, Virginia; Jakarta, Indonesia; Yogya (possibly Indonesia); Kuala Selangor, Malaysia; Singapore; Guam; Palau; Shanghai and Kunming, China; Tamil Nadu, Bharatpur, and Cochin, India; Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal; and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 18, 1979

End Date


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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Front Royal
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Kuala Selangor
  • Singapore
  • United States
  • Shanghai
  • Malaysia
  • India
  • China
  • Guam
  • Palau
  • Virginia
  • Nepal
  • Indonesia


  • 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


Box 4 Folder 17