Field notes from the Basilan Expedition, Isabella, and Tibu Tibu, February 13 - February 22, 1906

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This field book contains notes and lists of birds and mammals Mearns observed and collected in the Philippines from 13 February to 19 March 1906. Collector numbers include 6036-6046 (mammals) and 13948-14012 (birds). Localities include but are not limited to Basilan, Isabella [sic], Tibu Tibu, Libak River, Zamboanga, "Camaling River", and camps 1-9. Local names for some specimens are provided.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 13, 1906

End Date

Mar 19, 1906

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
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Basilan
  • Philippines
  • Isabela
  • Zamboanga
  • Libak


  • 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 10 (SIA Box 17) Folder 19