Field notes on birds, Puerto Rico, 1899 - 1900

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Field notes on birds Bowdish collected in Puerto Rico from 1 July to 2 August, probably in 1901. Notes include lists of birds and eggs collected. Also included are notes on sex, stomach content, and bird song (occasional transcription of song). Localities include Mayaguey and Desecheo Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 01, 1901

End Date

Aug 02, 1901

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
  • Ornithology


  • Puerto Rico
  • Isla Desecheo
  • Mayagüez


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-283

Collection name

Beecher S. Bowdish Field Books, 1899-1902, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 3