Field notes, Summer Camp at Baker's Butte, Arizona, and the Natural Bridge, August 4-August 11, 1887

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Abstract

These field notes contain journal entries and specimen lists of birds and mammals (mostly no collector numbers) from 4-11 August 1887. A frequently listed species of bird is Columba faciata and a frequently listed species of mammal is Sciurus arizonensis. Collector numbers 5620-5636 (birds) and 200-202 (mammals) are included. Sex, age, and measurements are included for specimens; descriptions of mammals are detailed. Localities include Baker Butte and Natural Bridge on Pine Creek.

Date Range

1887

Start Date

Aug 04, 1887

End Date

Aug 11, 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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Arizona
  • Baker Butte
  • Tonto Natural Bridge

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 6 (SIA Box 13) Folder 5