Coraciiformes Field Notes (2)

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Abstract

The field notes (2 of 4) document behavioral observations of Coraciiformes (kingfishers) by M. Moynihan, October 17 - December 19, 1976. Entries are dated and headed with location. Pages are numbered. Observations detail appearance, behavior, interactions, and vocalizations of individual and groups of birds. Includes time of day, types of birds observed, daily work, habitat, birds' positions in habitat, weather, movement, and sex. Comments and notes are broken out in the entries. Locations include Mbour, Dakar, and Ziguinchor, and Oussouye, Senegal.

Date Range

1976-1976

Start Date

Oct 17, 1976

End Date

Dec 09, 1976

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Topic

  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Dakar
  • Ziguinchor
  • Oussouye
  • Senegal
  • Mbour

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 19