Field catalog, Japan and Korea, 1883-1886

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This catalog contains two sections. The first section lists specimens Jouy collected from 10 May 1883 to 2 June 1886. Scientific name, sex, age, locality, and date are recorded. Occasionally lengthy descriptions on color, physical appearance, abundance, and other collecting details are included. Collector numbers 1065 to 1634 are included. Japan localities include Fukaye Island, Tsushima, and other areas. Korea localities include Soul and surrounding area, Fusan [currently Pusan], and other localities. The second section of notes contain miscellaneous specimen shipping lists, list of alcoholic specimens, and "notes on Jap. methods of [?] and fishing" taken in Yokohama.

Date Range


Start Date

May 10, 1883

End Date

Jun 02, 1886

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
  • Fishing
  • Ornithology


  • South Korea
  • Fukue-jima
  • Pusan
  • Seoul
  • Japan
  • Tsushima


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-307

Collection name

Pierre Louis Jouy Field Notes, 1881-1890, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 13