Birds collected by the Childs Frick Expedition to Africa, volume II, June 3 - October 11, 1912

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Creator

  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
  • Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition

Abstract

This is volume two of list of birds Mearns collected for the Childs Frick Expedition to Africa, volume I, 3 June to 11 October 1912. Collector numbers 22061 to 24219 are included. Sometimes Mearns's descriptions include physical descriptions of specimens including color and occasionally the behavior of the bird and how common it is. Localities include but are not limited to Yebo (currently Yebu), Wobok, Hor, Mount Indunumara, Guaso Nyiro River (currently Ewaso Ng’iro), and Jana River. A two page hand written narrative summary of the Childs Frck African Expedition is inserted at the end of the book.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jun 03, 1912

End Date

Oct 11, 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

  • Yebu
  • Kenya
  • Ethiopia
  • Ng'iro, Ewaso

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 9