Catalogue of birds in Hudson River, Ohio, Oregon, and various parts of North America

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This item contains several lists and catalogs. The first is catalogue of the birds of the Hudson River Valley in the collection of Edgar A. Mearns as of April 15, 1883. This catalog lists species of birds mostly collected in New York and beneath those species, lists collections made, which include collector number, sex and age, and month collected. This list is followed by "Birds in my collection which I collected myself, but not in the Hudson Valley," by Mearns, circa 1880s. The next list is "Birds collected by me at Circleville, Ohio, and now in my collection," by Mearns, followed by "Birds collected at Fort Klamath, Oregon, by Lieutenant Willis Wittich, and now in my collection," by Mearns. Finally, "Birds in my collection from various parts of North America from various ornithologists," is included. This list includes these names and more: Eaggle, Wheaton, Merriam, Lente, Ridgway, Gente, Wilson, Osborn, Thorne, and Breese.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Oregon
  • New York
  • Fort Klamath
  • United States
  • Ohio
  • Hudson River


  • 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


Box 4 (SIA Box 11) Folder 15