Field notes, September 29, 1906 - August 4, 1907 : volume 1, September 29 - October 19, 1906

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Abstract

This field book is volume 1 of 6 volumes. This volume contains notes on birds Mearns collected in the Philippines from 29 September to 19 October 1906. Collector numbers for birds are 14354 to 14426. Localities include but are not limited to Bucas Island (Bucas Grande Island?), Cateel River, Palmas Island (currently in Indonesia and known as Palau Miangas), Siasi Island, and Loran Island (Doran Island). Notes on mammals, some shells, and reptiles observed or collected are included, but no specimen numbers are given. Following the last entry is an itinerary. Following the itinerary are additional notes on specimens (including some measurements) and a feather. Field book starts with a list of “Samar birds not collected” and other notes on Samar birds.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Sep 29, 1906

End Date

Oct 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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Miangas, Pulau
  • Philippines
  • Cateel
  • Siasi Island
  • Bucas Grande Island
  • Doran Island
  • Indonesia

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 11 (SIA Box 18) Folder 1