A list of the birds observed on Conanicut Island, Rhode Island

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Creator

  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
  • Mearns, Louis di Zerega
  • Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921

Abstract

This field book contains a list of the birds Mearns observed or collected on Conanicut Island, Rhode Island. Incorporated into these notes are observations made by Dr. Joel Asaph Allen, and some notes are by Louis di Zerega Mearns. Birds are noted by species on separate cards. Notes remark on abundance / scarcity, the time of year seen, and quantity of each species. Collector numbers range from approximately 112-180. Notes were taken from approximately November 1899 to March 1902, although possibly as early as 1898.

Date Range

1899-1902

Start Date

Oct 31, 1899

End Date

Feb 28, 1902

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Rhode Island
  • Conanicut Island

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 10 (SIA Box 17) Folder 2