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Abstract

Two pages of notes on birds Mearns saw but did not collect in Aden, South Central Arabia (modern day 'Adan in Yemen), no date, but probably in 1908-1910 (dates of the Smithsonian African Expedition). Sometimes quantities are included. Additional notes from Nyiro (Samburu Uaso Nyiro Game Reserve ) in British East Africa (modern day Kenya) in August and September 1909 and Guas Ngishu (in Northwest Kenya) in 13 November 1909 are included.

Date Range

1908-1910

Start Date

1908

End Date

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • 'Adan
  • Samburu Game Reserve
  • Kenya
  • Yemen

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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

Sublocation

Box 17 (SIA Box 24) Folder 5