Specimens of birds collected on Pinchot South Sea Expedition, 1929

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Creator

  • Fisher, A. K. (Albert Kenrick), 1856-1948
  • Pinchot South Sea Expedition, 1929

Abstract

Specimen list of birds Fisher collected from 16 April to 7 October 1929 in West Indies and South Seas localities. Collector numbers 7357 to 7810 are included. Correlating USNM catalog numbers 316748 to 317101 have been added. List includes sex, scientific name, locality, date, and brief notes (sometimes name of the collector, sometimes part of specimen collected, sometimes color of iris or other physical description). Localities include Grand Cayman, Gatun Canal Zone, Panama Canal Zone, Cocos Island (Wafer Bay, South Sea), several of the Galapagos Islands (Archipiélago de Colón), several Marguesas Islands, and two of the Tuamotu Islands.

Date Range

1929

Start Date

Apr 16, 1929

End Date

Oct 07, 1929

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Tuamotu Islands
  • Grand Cayman
  • Cocos Island
  • Marguesas
  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Canal Zone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-292

Collection name

Albert Kenrick Fisher Field Books, 1872-1935, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 7