Description of the nest, eggs, and nestlings of the Gray-headed Gull

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This undated item contains a description of the nest, eggs, and nestlings of the Gray-headed Gull written by Mearns. The descriptions relate to observations and notes he took while in Kenya and perhaps other African countries. Dates are probably between 1908 and 1912, as those are the years Mearns traveled to and collected in Africa.

Date Range

1908-1912

Start Date

1908

End Date

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

  • Kenya
  • 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 10