Lists of birds, location and dates observed in the Arizona Territory and New Mexico, March 25-May 20, [?], incomplete

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This item includes three tables (approximately 19" x 28.5" each) that serve as bird check lists. Each table lists scientific and common names of birds by row and location, elevation, and date by column. The dates 25 March to 20 May of an unknown year are covered. Approximately 50 to 150 species are listed. Localities include but are not limited to Fort Verde (AZ), Fort Lowell (AZ), San Simon Valley (currently Quijotoa Valley) (AZ), Deming (NM), Separ (NM), and Phoenix (AZ). Mearns and company marched from Fort Verde (AZ) to New Mexico, camping at Deming, and marched back to Fort Verde.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Camp Verde
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Quijotoa Valley
  • Phoenix
  • Deming
  • Arizona
  • Separ


  • 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 7 (SIA Box 14) Folder 11