Field notes, September 29, 1906 - August 4, 1907 : volume 2, October 30 - December 10, 1906, Mt. Halcon trip

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This field book is volume 2 of 6 volumes. This volume contains notes documenting a collecting trip to the Mount Halcon region in the Philippines Mearns conducted to collect birds and mammals from 30 October to 16 December 1906 (the cover of the journal incorrectly provides a December 10 end date). Diary like entries are given in the front of the book, and specimen lists are provided toward the back of the book. Collector numbers 14451 to 14596 (birds) and 6301 to 6347 (mammals) are included. Measurements for specimens are included. Localities include but are not limited to Mount Halcon, Alag River, Mangyan Hill (Buena Vista), Calapan (Mindoro Island), and Corregador Island. Narrative itinerary is included.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Oct 30, 1906

End Date

Dec 16, 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

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Philippines
  • Corregidor Island
  • Mangyan
  • Halcon, Mount
  • Alag River
  • Calapan

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