Arrival of birds in the spring of 1871-1873, time of breeding of birds, 1872-1873, resident birds throughout the winter of 1874, measurements of birds shot, January 28, 1873-November 5, 1874

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Abstract

This notebook contains a variety of notes including a partial manuscript describing different types of birds. Also included is a list entitled "Arrival of birds" (1872-1873), "notes relating to the migration of birds", "time of breeding" (1872-1873), "animals that I have shot" in 1871 (including mammals), research notes, resident birds throughout the winter of 1874, measurements of birds shot, and January 28, 1873-November 5, 1874.

Date Range

1871-1874

Start Date

1871

End Date

1874

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns Papers, circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 3 (SIA Box 10) Folder 4