Field notes, September 29, 1906 - August 4, 1907 : volume 5, March 24 - March 31, 1907, Naujan trip, May 19 - June 7, 1907, Batanes and Mt. Mayon trips

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Abstract

This field book is volume 4 of 6 volumes. This volume contains notes from several trips in the Philippines Mearns took to collect and observe birds and mammals. Notes from his 24-31 March 1907 trip to Naujan trip start at one end of the field book and notes from his 19 May to 7 June 1907 trip to Batanes and Mt. Mayon start at the other end. Collector numbers 15058 to 15273 (birds) and 6390 to 6442 (mammals) are included. Some measurements are included. Some specimens collected by Mearns's colleagues. Localities include Mount Mayon (Mayon Volcano), Camp Wallace (La Union, Luzon), Casiguran (Luzon), Batan, and Naujan Lake. A sketch of Mount Mayon, view from Lagaspi is included, as is a note mentioning shell collecting at Apari, and itinerary from 19 May to 7 June 1907.

Date Range

1907

Start Date

Mar 24, 1907

End Date

Jun 07, 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

  • Naujan, Lake
  • Philippines
  • Batan Island
  • Mayon Volcano

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