Field notes and journal, Fort Verde to Baker Butte, July 7-August 5, 1887

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These field notes contain lists of birds and mammals seen and collected at Fort Verde, "Fern Springs" and Baker Butte in Arizona from 7 July to 5 August 1887. Sex, age, and measurements of each species is provided. Collector number for bird specimens include 5544-5587. Also includes "notes on a trip to the Mazatzal Mountains, Arizona, from camp at 'Fern Spring', AZ", August 4-August 11, 1887, which contains notes on birds and mammals seen.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 07, 1887

End Date

Aug 05, 1887

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Arizona
  • Baker Butte


  • 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 6 (SIA Box 13) Folder 4