Migration records, undated

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Migration records, 1905

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1905

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Abstract

Alexander Wetmore records notes relating to the spring bird migration he observed in the Verdigris Valley in Southern Kansas. He discusses how unusually early sighting dates of Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Black-throated Green Warbler, and Black and White Warbler were, compared to notes of other observers in the Mississippi valley. On the back of the 2-page document is a note stating, "class exercise, Alex Wetmore, College Rhetoric 9:00 am, November 21, 1905" and additionally "I, Exceedingly interesting."

Date Range

1905

Start Date

1905

End Date

1905

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Migration
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Verdigris River
  • Kansas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 136 Folder 13