Bird banding records, 1915-1916

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Abstract

Materials document Alexander Wetmore's continued investigations into the nature and origin of duck mortality in Utah (1915-1916), while in the employ of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. Includes bird banding records, maps and reports. Bird banding lists are headed with type of bird, and data includes date released, date recovered, state, and place recovered. Map is marked in areas under investigation. Includes manuscript of "Migration Records from Wild Ducks and other Birds Banded in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah," U. S. Dept. Agric., Dept. Bull. no. 1145, May 10, 1923.

Date Range

1915-1923

Start Date

1915

End Date

1923

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Salt Lake Valley
  • Utah

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 240 Folder 10