Measurements, North American birds

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This notebook contains a listing of specimens Henshaw collected by species. There notebook is not arranged in chronological or alphabetical order, although listings for individual species may be in chronological order. An index is included in the beginning. Collections were made from approximately 1871-1872. Listings include number (collector number?), date, locality, sex, and measurements. Approximate number range is 1-6000. Localities include Florida, Louisiana, and Massachusetts. Miami and Concord were frequent collecting localities.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Louisiana
  • Concord
  • Florida
  • Miami


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-301

Collection name

Henry Wetherbee Henshaw Field Notes, 1871-1872, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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