1914-1915 bird catalogue

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Catalog of birds Copley collected from 7 July 1914 to 16 August 1915 in Alaska and Russia. Collector numbers 1-264 are included. Catalog lists sex and remarks including who collected the specimen and notes on scarcity and abundance. Names of birds are not given. Localities include but are not limited to Kodiak Island (Alaska), King’s Cover (Alaska), Siberia [currently Novosibirskiye Ostrova] in Emma Harbor [currently Komsomolskaya Bay], and Nijini Kolymsk [Nizhnekolymsk]. Additional notes on birds observed are included at the end of the catalog. List of locations visited is inserted at the middle of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 07, 1914

End Date

Aug 16, 1915

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


  • United States
  • Novosibirskiye Ostrova
  • Kodiak Island
  • Alaska
  • Nizhnekolymsk
  • Russia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-285

Collection name

Amory P. Copley Field Notes, 1914-1915, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 4