Bird notes, May 28, 1888, to 31 June 1889, #2

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Abstract

Continuation of bird notes from "Bird notes, Jan 19, 1887 to May 26, 1888, #1". Daily, field notes on birds Howell observed or possibly collected from 28 May 1888 to 31 June 1889. Notes include quantities seen or shot, sex of birds shot, lists of birds seen, notes on bird song, if the bird was common, weather descriptions, and other details. Localities include various New York localities such as Brooklyn, and Long Island localities Lake Grove, Seldon, and Garden City. Tables include "nidigication", and "residents". Residents table includes common name of the bird and periods of greatest abundance from 1887 and 1888.

Date Range

1887-1889

Start Date

1887

End Date

Jul 01, 1889

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

  • New York
  • United States
  • Long Island
  • Brooklyn

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-303

Collection name

Arthur Holmes Howell Field Notes, 1884-1937, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 12