Field notes, September 29, 1906 - August 4, 1907 : volume 6, July 19 - August 4, 1907, trip to Haight's place, Benguet

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This field book is volume 6 of 6 volumes. This volume contains notes Mearns took on bird and mammals observed and collected from 19 July to 4 August 1907 in the Philippines. Collector numbers include 6443 to 6542 (mammals) and 15350 to 15480 (birds). Measurements for mammal specimens are included. Localities include “Haight’s” in Benguet. A word list, possibly in a Philippine language, is included. Narrative notes on Brachypteryx, “one of the most elusive birds [Mearns has] met with”, and another species is included.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 19, 1907

End Date

Aug 04, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Philippines
  • Benguet


  • 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


Box 11 (SIA Box 18) Folder 1