List of birds and data from the Mexican - United States International Boundary Commission from El Paso, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, 1892

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Abstract

Field notes documenting birds and mammals observed and collected during Mearn's research with the Mexican - United States International Boundary Commission while traveling from El Paso, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, 1892. Collector numbers for bird specimens include 7949 to 8704 (May-October). Collector numbers for mammal specimens include approximately numbers 1810 to 2113 (May-July?). Sex, age, and measurements are included for both. Localities include Mesquite Springs [California?], Hachita Mountains (currently called Little Hatchet Mountains, NM), the east side of San Luis Mountains (Mexico), and "Canjon Bonita" (Canyon Bonita).

Date Range

1892

Start Date

Apr 30, 1892

End Date

Sep 30, 1892

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
  • New Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Little Hatchet Mountains

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 8 (SIA Box 15) Folder 12