J. C. Ingersoll collection, NC and Fla

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Specimen list of birds Ingersoll collected in North Carolina and Florida from 12 September 1895 to 17 April 1896. Collector numbers 1 to 282 are included. Recorded are common names, localities, dates, and sex. Occasionally "y" is written next to sex, possibly indicating yearling or young. Also included is a letter to R. Ridgeway providing information on the color of the bill, eyes, feet, and legs of Ingersoll's specimens at Ridgeway's request. Localities include Bogue Banks (NC), Mullet Lake (FL), Lake Harvey (FL), Sebastian (FL), and Geneva (FL).

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 12, 1895

End Date

Apr 17, 1896

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


  • North Carolina
  • Bogue Banks
  • United States
  • Harvey, Lake
  • Geneva
  • Florida
  • Sebastian


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-305

Collection name

J. C. Ingersoll Field Notes, 1895-1896, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 13