Bird catalog, # 1-500

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Field catalog of birds Lamm collected in Ghana from 12 February 1955 to 28 March 1957. Included are collector numbers 1-334. The catalog records number, sex, scientific name, type of habitat (e.g. "grassland"; "tree along stream"), locality, and additional notes on physical appearance of bird or stomach contents. Localities include Weija, Accra, Mampong, Shai Hills, Kwahu Tafo,and many others.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 12, 1955

End Date

Mar 28, 1957

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


  • Accra
  • Ghana
  • Kwahu Tafo
  • Weija
  • Mampong
  • Shai Hills


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-310

Collection name

Donald Wakeham Lamm Field Notes, 1950-1957, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 13