Notes on birds of Hudson Bay Territory


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Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866

Alternate Title

Kennicott 4


Kennicott's notes on birds of Hudson Bay Territory. "1859" has been redacted from the title on front page heading, so the year is unknown, but is sometime between 1859 and 1866. Months and days of bird observations are included. Kennicott lists scientific names of birds followed by descriptions of abundance and rarity, localities observed in, and other details. Localities include Fort Liard, Liard River, Fort Simpson, Great Slave Lake, and other localities.

Date Range


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End Date


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.


  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Fort Liard
  • Canada
  • Grand Lac des Esclaves
  • Liard
  • Fort Simpson


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-309

Collection name

Robert Kennicott Field Notes, 1859-1866, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 13