Field notes, itineraries, lists of mammals, and Zamboanga bird names from Margosatubig, Samar Islands, Zamboanga, Jolo, and Sulu

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Abstract

This field book contains specimen lists of birds collected, itineraries, and lists of mammals and birds Mearns observed in the Philippines in 28 February to 2 April 1906, 15 August to 18 August 1906, 27 August to 23 September 1906, 1 to 3 October 1906, and 9 January 1907. Collector numbers for birds include 13991 to 14353. Localities include but are not limited to Zamboanga, Margosatubig, Samar Islands, Sulu (Jolo Island), Basilan Island, Bud Dajo on Sulu, Kota Bato, and Cuyo Island. A note about a bonito fish is also included.

Date Range

1906-1907

Start Date

Feb 28, 1906

End Date

Jan 09, 1907

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

  • Basilan
  • Philippines
  • Zamboanga
  • Jolo Island
  • Margosatubig
  • Cuyo Island
  • Samar Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 20