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This journal contains notes on cerion (genus of snail) colonies, snails collected, and birds observed in the Florida Keys from 13 May to 4 June 1916. Lists of birds observed are included throughout journal with locations, quantities, and sometimes sex. Bartsch's activities consist mainly of visiting cerion colonies. He also notes planting new colonies. Included are tables of data for cerion colonies b, g, and perhaps others, which provide length, diameter,and other measurements. Localities include but are not limited to Key West, Ragged Keys, Miami River, Indian Key, and Duck Key. One hand-drawn map is included. A typed list of locations Bartsch visited is included at the beginning of the journal.

Date Range


Start Date

May 13, 1916

End Date

Jun 04, 1916

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  • Animals
  • Snails
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Ragged Keys
  • Key West
  • Duck Key
  • United States
  • Indian Key
  • Miami River
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 10