List of birds collected by Heller in Peru

ID: SIA RU007179

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1914-1915

Citation: Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918

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Creator

  • Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
  • National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915

Abstract

List of birds collected by Heller in Peru during the National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915. Includes 2 lists. The small notebook pages includes numbered lists of birds (with common name) headed by location, including Ocobamba Pass, and subheaded by old collection, new, and birds seen. Several locations are unidentifiable. The larger notebook pages are headed by family and pages are numbered. They list number, type, sex, date, location, and elevation. Locations include Rio Casireni (Juvenil, Bolivia); Ollantaytambo, Occobamba, and Macchupichu, Peru.

Date Range

1914-1915

Start Date

1914

End Date

1915

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Cuzco
  • Ocobamba
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Juvenil
  • Peru
  • Machupicchu
  • Bolivia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007179

Collection name

Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 5