Coraciiformes Field Notes (3)

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The field notes (3 of 4) document behavioral observations of Coraciiformes (kingfishers) by M. Moynihan, December 17, 1976 - June 18, 1981. Entries are dated and headed with location. Pages are numbered. Entries describe behavior, appearance, interactions, and vocalizations of individuals and groups of the birds. Information includes time of day, weather, habitat, location in habitat, sex, types of movement, phonetic descriptions of bird calls, and types of birds. Locations include Nimba, Liberia; Mbour and Ziguinchor, Senega; and Makokou, Gabon.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 17, 1976

End Date

Jun 18, 1981

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  • Ethology
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Gabon
  • Liberia
  • Ziguinchor
  • Senegal
  • Makokou 1090025
  • Mbour
  • Nimba


  • 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


Box 4 Folder 20