List of birds collected on San Clemente Island, Southern California, August 23 - August 28, 1894

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This field book contains multiple lists of specimens seen or collected at San Clemente Island and San Diego Bay. The first is a list of birds, mammals, insects, and reptiles seen 26-27 August 1894 at San Clemente. The second is "record of alcoholics from San Clemente Island (221-226). Third includes narrative entries and a list from 3-12 September of birds observed at San Diego Bay (in the company of Mr. Anthony). Next are separate lists of the trees, mammals, and birds of San Clemente Island (birds seen as early as 22 August. A separate sheet (separate from bound book) lists birds collected on San Clemente Island, 23-28 August.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 22, 1894

End Date

Sep 12, 1894

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
  • Herpetology
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • San Clemente Island
  • San Diego Bay
  • California


  • 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 8 (SIA Box 15) Folder 13