Notes on the Red-winged Blackbird collected by Riley, Brown and Mearns, in Charleston County, South Carolina

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

Miscellaneous research and perhaps field notes on various birds. Includes notes on the Red-winged Blackbird collected in Charleston County, South Carolina, Buteo borealis calurus, “Description of a new subspecies of the green heron", and approximately 100 birds species listed on cards with lists of collection numbers correlating to that species written beneath. Notes are undated, but the date is inferred to be between 1871 and 1916, which are Mearns's dates of activity.

Date Range

1871-1916

Start Date

1871

End Date

1916

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

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 19 (SIA Box 26) Folder 1