Data for itinerary, expedition from Zamboanga to Sulu and Basilan islands, February 28 - March 16, 1906

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Four page itinerary in which Mearns provides sometimes narrative accounts of his travels and activities in the Philippines from 28 February to 16 March 1906 and 1 and 2 April 1906. Mearns provides brief notes on birds he collected on 3 March and 15 March, birds and bats collected on 1 April, and bats collected on 2 April. Localities in which specimens were collected include Malabang, Malanipa Island, and Basilan Island. Notes on the Moro Rebellion are also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1906

End Date

Apr 02, 1906

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


  • Basilan
  • Malanipa Island
  • Philippines
  • Malabang


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns Papers, circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 32