Field notes 1862-1863

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Abstract

Field notes of birds and eggs MacFarlane collected in Northwest Territories, Canada, from 26 May 1862 to 10 May 1863. Entries are numbered 1 (7285) to 550. Several numbers between are missing. MacFarlane records scientific name, sex, quantity of eggs if any, location, measurements, date collected, and descriptions of the bird's nest, physical description, and collecting details. Localities include Lockhart River, Anderson River, Fort Anderson, "Barren Grounds", "Wooded Country", and others.

Date Range

1862-1863

Start Date

May 26, 1862

End Date

May 10, 1863

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
  • Canada
  • Anderson

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 15