Hart, Les, Panama, 1972

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The field book documents Les A. Hart's field work in Panama, February 26 - March 26, 1972. Journal entries are dated and sometimes headed with location. Entries describe daily work and time of day, weather, vegetation, terrain, elevation, specimen collecting methods, specimens collected (including quantity), and fauna observed. Often collecting was completed at night. Most of the notebook middle is blank. Includes a photocopy of a map on Panama with notes on the reverse side. In the back is a list of specimens with number, type (scientific name, quantity, page number, and unidentified information). Specimens collected include bats. Locations include Cerro Punta, Santa Clara, La Concepción, and Provincia de Chiriquí.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 26, 1972

End Date

Mar 26, 1972

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Santa Clara
  • Cerro Punta
  • La Concepción
  • Panama
  • Chiriquí, Provincia de


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-209

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Les A. Hart Field Notes, 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals