Field notes, February - March 1912

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

Field notes on birds Mearns mostly observed (and some that he collected) from February to July 1912 in Africa. Includes notes from Mount Ingualo, Gidabo River, Ballal River, and birds seen at Escarpment, altitude 7390 feet, Uganda River. Mearns sometimes records such information as sex, age, physical description, and description of the bird's song.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jan 31, 1912

End Date

Jun 30, 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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Ethiopia
  • Gīdabo Shet’

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 18 (SIA Box 25) Folder 4