Specimen catalog, September 1971 to February 1972

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Specimen catalog from the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey, 15 September 1971 to 13 February 1972. Bird specimens were collected in Egypt. PMS numbers 13527 to 14395 are included. Each data sheet records age, sex, preparation, name, locality, date, collector, number, weight, fat, preparator, iris, bill, feet, skull, repr. anatomy, breeding data, molt, measurements, ecol. notes, stomach contents, parasites, blood, related specimens, and remarks. Localities include Bahig (Matruh), El Bahariya Oasis, Dakhla Oasis (New Valley), Kharga Oasis (New Valley) [Khārijah, Al Wāhātal], Kom-ombo [currently Kawm Umbū] (Aswan gov.), Qena, Dandara, Luxor, and possibly others.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 15, 1971

End Date

Feb 13, 1972

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


  • Khārijah, Al Wāhātal
  • Egypt
  • Bahīj
  • Mu āfaz̧at Qinā
  • Dandara
  • Luxor
  • Kawm Umbū
  • Bahariya Oasis
  • Dakhla Oasis


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-314

Collection name

Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey (PMS) field catalogs, 1966-1973

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 8