Notes on Ova, 1880

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Notes document Bohumil Shimek's observations of Ova in Johnson county, Iowa, February 2 - April 30, 1880. Entries vary, sometimes with a range of dates with a description of birds observed and type of habitat where seen; others are listed per date. Entries including varying combinations of information including observed flocks and location, weather, vegetation, terrain, bird calls, sex, observed nests (sometimes with measurements), birds' behaviors and interactions, other wildlife observed, and few specimens collected.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 03, 1880

End Date

Apr 30, 1880

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Iowa
  • Johnson
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 16