Coraciiformes Field Notes (1)

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Abstract

The field notes (1 of 4) are the behavioral observations of M. Moynihan, August 14 - October 14, 1976. Pages are numbered. Observations record appearance, behaviors, interactions, and vocalizations of individuals and groups of birds. Entries include time of day, position in habitat, types of birds, weather, locations of nests, sex, and descriptions of bird calls. There are a illustrations; comments and notes are broken out in the entries. There are references to photographs taken. Locations include Dakar, Mbour, Cap Skirring, and Ziguinchor, Senegal.

Date Range

1976

Start Date

Aug 14, 1976

End Date

Oct 14, 1976

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Dakar
  • Ziguinchor
  • Senegal
  • Africa
  • Mbour

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 4 Folder 18