Mount Malindang notes

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Abstract

This item includes notes mammals and birds Mearns and other military personal collected on Mt. Malindang, "Mount Bliss", "Mount Lebo", and Catagan, Mindanao. Dates range from 9 May to 11 June 1906. Mearns also includes data from the personal notes of Lt. James L. Wood. Wood's personal notes are diary like and discuss their travels from 17 to 23 May and include detailed surveying information. Mearns's collector numbers include 6124 to 6139 (mammals) 14095 to 14280 (birds). Bird and mammal notes also include measurements, and altitudes at which specimens were collected. Also included are numbers for birds collected by Robert Schroder: 1-47.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

May 09, 1906

End Date

Jun 11, 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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Mindanao
  • Philippines
  • Malindang, Mount

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries
  • Diary

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

Sublocation

Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 33