Catalogue of birds collected on Smithsonian African Expedition, volume 3, December 21, 1909-March 21, 1910, Uganda to Khartoum

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Volume 3 of a catalogue of birds Mearns collected on the Smithsonian African Expedition from 21 December 1909 to 21 March 1910. Collector numbers 17714-19019 are included, and correlating USNM catalog numbers have been added for most of the specimens. The list is interleaved with annotations on abundance, more specific locality information, and other information by Mearns. Localities where specimens were collected include Kampala (Uganda), Rhino Camp, and Gondokoro (currently in South Sudan). Feathers inserted one page after notes end.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 21, 1909

End Date

Mar 21, 1910

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


  • Kampala
  • South Sudan
  • Rhino Camp
  • Uganda
  • Gondokoro


  • 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 17 (SIA Box 24) Folder 2