Itinerary from Zamboanga to Rio Grande vicinity, May 14 - May 16, 1904, incomplete

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This item contains a daily account from 14 to 16 May 1904 of Mearns travels up the Rio Grande (Mindanao River). Mearns starts at Zamboanga, goes to Saba, then takes a steamer up the Rio Grande. Most of the notes are from 16 May. Throughout these notes, Mearns records observations of birds, including their quantities and notes on abundance. Brief notes on Moro people are included. Eight pages.

Date Range


Start Date

May 14, 1904

End Date

May 16, 1904

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
  • Philippines


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Itineraries

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 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 21