Notes on birds seen from Aletta to Escarpment, March 7 - September 4, 1912

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Notes on birds Mearns saw from Aletta to Escarpment from 7 March to 4 September 1912. Bird names are listed on a chart and quantities for birds spotted in a day are recorded. Also, includes notes on nests and eggs (104 nest or egg sets are recorded); weights and measurements of vultures; a "mammal register" numbered 301 to 369 (or 7572 to 7651). Other localities in which collections and observations were made is Gato River.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 07, 1912

End Date

Dec 04, 1911

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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Africa
  • 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 5