Field notes, December 29, 1911 - February 13, 1912

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Field notes on birds Mearns saw (and some possibly collected) in Ethiopia from 26 December 1911 to 13 February 1912. Birds of Adis Ababa (Ādīs Ābeba) from 26 December 1911 to 7 January 1912 and Hawash (Awash) River from 26 January to 13 February 1912 are noted here. Notes remark on abundance and commonality of the birds. An itinerary for Mearns travels from 13 December 1911 to 21 March 1912 is also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 13, 1911

End Date

Mar 21, 1912

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


  • Ādīs Ābeba
  • Awash
  • Ethiopia


  • 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 18 (SIA Box 25) Folder 2