Bird notes, 1892-1897

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Daily, narrative notes on and lists of birds Howell observed or collected from 4 June 1892 to 1897. Notes include information on abundance, sex, measurements, movement, weather conditions, and other details. A series of numbers ranged from 300-761 is often referred to. Localities include but are not limited to Lake Grove, Long Island, NY; Somerset Beach, VA; Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY; Woodhaven, Long Island, NY. Miscellaneous list on page 250. Notes by Edwin [H. Eames?] are included on page 256.

Date Range


Start Date


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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • United States
  • Long Island
  • Somerset Beach
  • Brooklyn
  • Virginia


  • 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


Box 12