Catalogue of birds collected in the Philippine Islands : volume 1, numbers 12855-13833, June 27, 1903 - December 14, 1905

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This item contains a catalogue of birds Mearns collected during his field research in the Philippine Islands. This item is volume 1 of 3 volumes. Volume one contains collector numbers 12855-13833, collected from 27 June 1903 to 14 December 1905. The catalog records collector number, scientific name, location, sex, age, date collected, measurements, and description. Localities include but are not limited to Pantar (Mindanao Island), Zamboanga (Mindanao Island), and Malabang (Mindanao Island), Sulu Island (currently Jolo Island), "Mount Opo", Island of Basilan, West Bolod Island, and Island of Buluan.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 27, 1903

End Date

Dec 04, 1905

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
  • Ornithology


  • Mindanao
  • Basilan
  • Philippines
  • Malabang
  • Zamboanga
  • Jolo Island
  • Buluan Island
  • West Bolod Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 2