Data sets, 1- 40, A. H. Howell age 14, egg collection

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Each page within this notebook contains a record of an egg set Howell collected when he was 14 from 21 May to 31 July and 20 November 1886 in Lake Grove, Long Island, New York. Records contain a number labeled "aou" (number range approximately 412 to 763), another number (range approximately 7-378) (collector? set?), scientific name, collector (not always Howell), locality, date, quantity of eggs, incubation notes, identity, measurements, and remarks (usually notes on nest).

Date Range


Start Date

May 21, 1886

End Date

Nov 20, 1886

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • United States
  • Lake Grove
  • Long Island


  • 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