Notes on birds, 1880

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

Notes document Bohumil Shimek's observations of birds in Johnson county, Iowa, 1880. Includes lists of bird's eggs with type by common name; followed by journal entries headed by type of bird (titmouse, chewinks, sandpiper, flycatcher, black throated bunting, sparrow) describing their nests (with measurements, materials used, appearance), vegetation in surrounding environment.

Date Range

1880

Start Date

1880

End Date

1880

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Johnson
  • Iowa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 16