Data on location and species of birds

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This item contains compiled data on location and species of birds Mearns collected. Collector numbers and catalog numbers are provided. Catalog numbers (USNM numbers) are not in order, but range from 190592 to 208512. Birds were collected on Siassi Island [sic], Bongo Island, Luzon Island, Basilan Island, Mindanao, and other localities. Also included are two sheets containing measurements of Pycnonotus goiavier and Pycnonotus goiavier goavier. Also included is data on the species Collocalia bartschi.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mindanao
  • Basilan
  • Philippines
  • Luzon
  • Siasi Island
  • Bongo 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 12 (SIA Box 19) Folder 10