Madagascar - 1962

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Specimen list of 175 birds Deignan collected in Madagascar from 30 August to 11 November 1962. Data includes scientific name of bird, locality collected, sex, date collected, and additional notes (sometimes physical description and sometimes a note that the skeleton was collected). Abbreviations "", "t.e.","o.n.e", or "o.s.e." are sometimes included next to the sex of the bird. Initials in pencil were added next to specimens names, perhaps indicating that determinations were added later. Localities include but are not limited to Abatosoratra, Andreba, Didy (Ambohijanahary), Marovoay, and Ambalanjanakomby.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 30, 1962

End Date

Nov 11, 1962

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


  • Marovoay
  • Ambalanjanakomby
  • Andreba
  • Madagascar
  • Didy


  • 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


Box 6