Bird catalog, no. 1-2500

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Abstract

Catalog of birds Deignan collected in Australia from 19 March to 24 November 1948. Collector numbers 1-798 are included. Data collected includes scientific name of bird, sex, locality collected, date, and additional notes (often notes on type of environment the bird was found in or physical description). Localities include but are not limited to Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Cape Arnhem, and Oenpelli. Inserted into the middle of the book is a sheet containing numbers 5719-5996 entitled "birds - N. T., Australia - D. H. Johnson - 1948."

Date Range

1948

Start Date

Mar 19, 1948

End Date

Nov 24, 1948

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Darwin
  • Groote Eylandt
  • Oenpelli Mission
  • Australia
  • Arnhem, Cape

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-289

Collection name

Herbert Girton Deignan Field Notes, 1935-1962, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 6