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Abstract

This item contains miscellaneous bird notes. According the finding aid, Attwater's list of Birds of San Antonio, Auk IX, 384, are also included. A 1892-1893 list consists of sheets on which one species name is written as a heading. Beneath the species heading is a list of collections or sightings of that species. Approximate collector number range is 7000-9300. Also included, are three large, folded sheets with sighting and collection information for Lanius ludovicanus (collected over multiple collecting trips and years). Approximate collector number range is 1273-11709. Localities specimens were seen and collected include Fort Clark (TX), Dog Springs (NM), San Francisco Canyon, "Canjon Bonita Creek", Big Hatchet Mountain (NM), San Diego County (CA), Fort Verde (AZ), and Circleville (OH).

Date Range

1874-1893

Start Date

1874

End Date

1893

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
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Circleville
  • Camp Verde
  • San Diego
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • San Francisco Canyon
  • Ohio
  • Fort Clark
  • California
  • Arizona

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 9 (SIA Box 16) Folder 1