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Borden's list of birds observed in 1938 in British Columbia. List includes sex, collector, location, date, and common name of species for the first specimen, then only locality and common name for the following specimens. Physical description is included for one bird. Localities include but are not limited to Blue Lake, Charlie Lake, Peace River, Tuchodi Lake, and Prairie Lake. First bird listed was observed on 4 September 1938, although this was not necessarily the earliest bird observed. Birds are numbered 1-56.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Canada
  • Tuchodi Lake
  • British Columbia
  • Charlie Lake
  • Prairie Lake


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-282

Collection name

Richard Borden Field Books, 1931, 1938, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 3