Continuation of the Anderson collection from 10 May 1865 to 5 May 1866 and from no 3051 to no 4800

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Abstract

Continuation of the Fort Anderson (Northwest Territories, Canada) collection from 10 May 1865 to 5 May 1866 and from no 3051 to no 4800 collected by MacFarlane for the Smithsonian Institution. Index to specimens collected in different localities. Listed are scientific name of species, sex, quantity collected, eggs collected, date, locality, and remarks. Remarks and descriptions range from one or two lines, to full pages with narrative anecdotes of the collecting events, descriptions of habitat, and other comments about the specimens. Localities include Fort Anderson, Lockhart River, Rendezvous Lake, Franklin Bay, and Forts Simpson and Good Hope,

Date Range

1865-1866

Start Date

May 10, 1865

End Date

May 05, 1866

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Northwest Territories
  • Fort Good Hope
  • Canada
  • Franklin Bay
  • Fort Simpson

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-313

Collection name

Roderick Ross MacFarlane Field Books, 1861-1866 and undated, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 14